Meet Our Staff

Dr. Lauren O’Sullivan

Gynecologist and Surgeon

 Lauren and her family moved to Bend in 2006 and bought Dr. Jett’s practice upon her retirement in  2007. Dr. O’Sullivan is Board Certified in OB/GYN and practices office gynecology and gynecological surgery.

Lauren went to college at Pennsylvania State University. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then moved to Detroit for residency. Lauren, her husband and two children love Bend for its gorgeous mountains, amazing skiing and hiking and, of course, for the wonderful people.

Dr. Lindy Vraniak


Lindy grew up in Spokane, WA enjoying its many mountains, rivers and lakes. She earned a degree in Microbiology from Montana State University then attended medical school at University of Washington.  She spent four years in Denver completing her OB/GYN residency at Exempla St. Joseph’s Hospital, where she met her husband. They moved to Bend, where Lindy practiced OB/GYN for several years before taking time off to have children. Now back in the field, Lindy is excited to share her knowledge as a physician and a mother with her patients.  When not at one of the many local parks, you might find Lindy riding bikes with her kids, out on a trail run, or relaxing at the neighborhood coffee shop.

Kara Sealund

Office Manager

Kara joined the Bend Gynecology team in November 2018. She grew up in Sisters, OR and has raised her sons there. She and her family love spending time outdoors camping and boating on the many lakes in Central Oregon !

Carly Martin

Surgery Coordinator

Carly lives in Bend while finishing up her Biology degree online. She is interested in pursuing a medical career and especially enjoys the field of Women’s Health. While not at work, Carly enjoys tutoring/teaching and volunteering her time to help others.

Nikki Roberson

Medical Assistant

Nikki is originally from the Midwest but has lived in Bend for 14 years. She joined our team in 2016  and has definitely found her niche as Medical Assistant ! Nikki is a very compassionate person who enjoys being right in the heart of Women’s Healthcare. In her free time, Nikki and Steve, her Life Partner, enjoy backpacking, climbing and mountain biking.

Hannah Dieffenthaller

Medical Assistant

Hannah is a graduate of the University of Colorado and recently settled in Bend. She enjoys being in Women’s Healthcare. In her free time, Hannah and Matt are off exploring the beautiful PNW with their pup.

McKenzie Bradley

Medical Receptionist