Providers

Laura Luke RN, MSN, FNP-C

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Laura is a board certified Nurse Practitioner in both Family Practice and Dermatology. Laura received her Associate's Degree in Nursing at Crouse Hospital School of Nursing in 1997. She continued her education at Upstate Medical University where she obtained her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing as well as her Family Nurse Practitioner Degree. While completing her education, Laura worked full time in the Intensive Care Unit at Crouse Hospital for 5 years. Laura has close to 17  years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology as well as Family Practice. She was one of the first Nurse Practitioners in New York State to own and operate a practice independent of a supervising physician. Four years ago Laura joined Upstate Physician Services a group that provides an integrative model of both Preventative Health Care and Psychiatric Services. Her vision was to bring this type of healthcare back to the New Hartford area.

Laura is currently accepting Dermatology patients as well as Primary Care if requested.

Outside of work, Laura and her husband enjoy spending time with their five children, watching them play athletics, and relaxing with family and friends at the lake.

Kelsey Olmstead RN,MSN,FNP-C

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Kelsey received her Associates Degree in Nursing at St. Elizabeth's College of Nursing. She continued her education at SUNY IT where she completed both her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing as well as her Family Nurse Practitioner Degree. She is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. While she was completing her education she worked as an RN at St Luke's Dialysis Center as well as Pinefield.  She started her career as a Nurse Practitioner working for four years at Bassett Healthcare in both Herkimer and Cooperstown. She has worked in both Primary Care as well as Endocrinology managing patients with Diabetes, Thyroid Disease and other Endocrine Conditions. Since joining New Hartford Medical she has been accepting new primary care patients as well as patients for management of their Diabetes and Thyroid conditions.  

Kelsey and her husband have two children, Chase and Eliana.

Vera Valenti Dermatology Nurse

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Vera has been working in the field of Dermatology for over 10 years. She has extensive knowledge in the field and has taken continuing education over the years to stay up to date with the latest treatment trends. She is a strong patient advocate and one of the "wheels" behind the daily operation of our practice.