Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

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Amanda Bloomfield, NNP-BC
Amanda Bloomfield, NNP-S, is a nurse practitioner in the neonatal intensive care unit where she provides care for premature and ill newborns.

Bloomfield graduated with honors from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in nursing before completing a master's degree, neonatal nurse practitioner, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Prior to joining Lutheran Health Physicians, she worked as a certified neonatal registered nurse at Lutheran Hospital. Bloomfield's commitment to community outreach has been highlighted by a medical missions trip to Addis Ethiopia as well as her involvement in the ministry "Rock A Bye," the Fort Wayne Foster Parent Association and The March of Dimes.

Amanda Bloomfield, NNP-S

Chimi Nusbaum, NNP-BC
Chimi Nusbaum, NNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner in the neonatal intensive care unit, where she provides care for premature and ill newborns.

Nusbaum earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Goshen College in Indiana before completing a master's degree, nursing for neonatal nurse practitioner, from the University of New York at Stony Brook.

Prior to joining Lutheran Health Physicians, Nusbaum served as a neonatal nurse practitioner at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana, where she was responsible for assisting critical care infants.

Nusbaum is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Nu Omicron-at-Large) and the National Academy of Neonatal Nursing.

Chimi Nusbaum, NNP-BC

Gregory Ridenour, NNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner in the neonatal intensive care unit, where he provides care for premature and ill newborns.

Ridenour earned his associate degree in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College - Fort Wayne before receiving a bachelor's degree in nursing from Purdue University Northwest in Hammond. While at the University of Indianapolis, he completed his master's degree in the neonatal nurse practitioner program.

Prior to joining Lutheran Health Physicians, Ridenour worked at various level III neonatal intensive care units around northeastern Indiana, as well as Nationwide Children's Hospital at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Gregory Ridenour, NNP-BC

Regina Rogers, NNP-BC
Regina Rogers, NNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner in the neonatal intensive care unit, where she provides care for premature and ill newborns.

Rogers graduated magna cum laude with her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, before completing a master's degree, neonatal nurse practitioner, from Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Prior to joining Lutheran Health Physicians, Rogers served as a board-certified neonatal nurse practitioner for both Northern Indiana Neonatal Associates in Fort Wayne and Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend.

Regina Rogers, NNP-BC

Wendy VanStone, NNP-BC
Wendy VanStone, NNP-S, is a nurse practitioner in the neonatal intensive care unit, where she provides care for premature and ill newborns.

VanStone earned dual bachelor's degrees, one in biomedical sciences from Western Michigan University and one in nursing from Valparaiso University, before completing a master's degree, neonatal nurse practitioner, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Prior to joining Lutheran Health Physicians, she worked as a neonatal nurse practitioner for Northern Indiana Neonatal Associates in Fort Wayne. She also served as a neonatal intensive care flight nurse for Lutheran Hospital.

Wendy VanStone, NNP-S

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