Laine E. Burek, APRN
Specialties: Family Medicine
Areas of Expertise Diabetes, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Palliative Care, Preventive Care, Women's Health
Medical Education Illinois State University (Bloomington, IL)
Board Certification(s) American Nurses Credentialing Center
Philosophy of Care Each patient has a different definition of personal health, which comes with separate goals. I see my patients and myself as being on one team working together to reach these goals and provide the best outcome for them as a healthy individual.
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Laine followed in the footsteps of her mother, who is a nurse at an OSF HealthCare family practice.
She said her main goal during an appointment is to meet the needs of her patients while maintaining a personalized plan to their care.
“I am an open, empathetic individual who will get to know you as a person and not just as a patient,” she said. “I chose family practice because it allows me to continue to provide comprehensive care from ‘nose to toes,’ and it provides me with an opportunity to get to know my patients on a more personal level.”
When not working, she enjoys running, reading and learning about history. She also loves living the country life with her family’s cows and chickens.