Meet Our Team

Lauribeth King, MSN, FNP-C

Plastic Surgery

Lauribeth King, MSN, FNP-C

Professional Biography

Lauribeth is a Kansas City native who received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Arkansas. After graduation, she worked as a nurse in pediatric hematology and oncology for seven years before obtaining her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City.

She joins our Ascentist family as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner in the field of Plastic Surgery. Lauribeth focuses on Hair Restoration services for men and women including medical management, PRP injections and robotic hair transplantations. Her motto is: “Your hair. Your way.” She also provides general aesthetic services and non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Lauribeth enjoys helping her patients regain confidence through natural results that simply enhance their existing beauty.

In her free time, Lauribeth enjoys traveling, being outdoors, playing volleyball, and exploring Kansas City with her husband, Patrick. She also loves trying new restaurants and watching miniseries on Netflix, so let her know if you have any recommendations!


University of Arkansas – 2015
Bachelor of Science, Nursing

University of Missouri-Kansas City – 2020
Master of Science, Nursing


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Advanced Training/Specialties

Training in ARTAS iX Robotic System FUE Hair Transplantations

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“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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