Leah Bushman, RN, MN, ARNP-BC

Dr. Andrew Tomlinson ENT Doctor San FranciscoLeah Bushman in a nurse practitioner in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery who specializes in the treatment of adult patients with ear, nose, throat, head and neck problems. She has a special clinical interest in sleep apnea, allergy and cognitive decline related to hearing loss. Leah has been practicing medicine since 2011. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science from UC Berkeley as well as Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle. Leah is nationally board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Prior to joining the San Francisco Otolaryngology team, Leah worked in community health in primary care, urgent care and nursing home settings.

Leah speaks Spanish.

Education

  • 2011 Master of Nursing, Adult/Older Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 2009 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 2005 Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • 2004 Education Abroad Program, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Publications

  • Bushman, L.A., Belza, B., Christianson, P. (2012). Older adult hearing loss and screening in primary care. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(7), 509-515.

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Physician Assistants in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP)

Languages

  • Spanish: fluent

Interests

  • International travel, hiking, biking, arts & crafts, exploring the outdoors, spending time with family
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