Bridget Gaughan, NP | Loyola Medicine

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Bridget Gaughan, NP

Family Medicine

Family Medicine
Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

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Bridget has been with Loyola University Health System since 2005 and has worked in a variety of roles caring for patients. She has previously held positions at Loyola as an emergency department manager, infection preventionist and student health nurse practitioner.

Bridget currently sees patients at Loyola Center for Health on Roosevelt and feels caring for patients as a Family Medicine APN is the most rewarding role yet. She enjoys being a part of a dedicated team that cares for patients of all ages, backgrounds and conditions. Every day, Bridget is privileged to be able to bring better healthcare and awareness to the community.

In her free time, Bridget enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.


Medical Education

  • Masters of Science in Nursing Administration University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Loyola University Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing Lewis University, Associate Degree in Nursing St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
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