Laura M. Faruque , MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Laura Faruque, MD has been practicing OB/Gyn in the Hickory area for over 18 years. She is originally from Cleveland, OH and graduated from a combined six year undergrad/medical school program from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. She served an internship and residency at Summa Health Systems in Akron, OH. She is on active staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center and lives in Hickory with her husband, Dr. Mark Faruque, and her two sons, Nicholas, a senior at Hickory High School, who will attend UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall, and Tyler, who is a sophomore at Hickory High School. Their daughter, Rachel, is a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Faruque counts as her hobbies organic vegetable gardening and being a mom and wife. She notes, "I grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio as one of six kids, and four of us are physicians. The other three doctors are all internists, but I loved obstetrics so I went into women's healthcare."

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 35 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University,Northeast Ohio Medical University

Graduation Date: in 1985

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center

Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Faruque's Office Information

Fax: (828) 834-5035
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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