Meet Our Team

Laura Cunningham, PA-C


Laura Cunningham, PA-C

Professional Biography

Laura received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant from Radford University in Roanoke, VA, after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Missouri – Columbia. She comes to Ascentist Healthcare with several years of experience in general pediatrics.

She enjoys running, baking, and spending time with her goldendoodle. Though she lives in Chiefs country Laura is an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers.


University of Missouri-Columbia, 2014
Bachelor of Science – Biology

Radford University Carilion, Roanoke, VA, 2016
Master of Science – Physician Assistant


  • AAPA – American Academy of Physician Assistants

Advanced Training

  • General Pediatrics – 3.5 years experience

See what patients are saying about Ascentist Healthcare.

“Everyone I interacted with was very friendly and professional. I was extremely early to my appointment, and they were able to get me in sooner, which was unexpected and lovely. The building itself was very swanky.”
Emeline F., Merriam, KS
Emeline F.
Merriam, KS
“Loved this place for our 3 year old!! We did originally have her tubes done elsewhere and will not be going back due to loving Ascentist so much!”
Jessica M., Kansas City, MO
Jessica M.
Kansas City, MO
"People with allergies and or anything that deals with your sniffer, should come to this place. Our daughter had surgery here but its relatively quick and not too painful. Staff was very nice. If it helps your loved ones, check into it."
C., Lee’s Summit, MO
Lee’s Summit, MO
"The care, compassion, professionalism, and friendliness from the doctors and staff are hard to beat. I enjoy each visit and a piece of me will be saddened that I will no longer need to go into the office much longer (because he listens and is great at his job), Dr. Foster listens, cares, and is ready to tackle my concerns. I am grateful to be referred to Dr. Foster and hope others are receiving the same experience!"
Sharon R., Ascentist Healthcare patient
Sharon R
Merriam, KS

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