Our Providers

Lauren Paynter - APRN, CNM

Lauren Paynter, Certified Nurse & Midwife - Bates, Miller, & Sims KY

Lauren Paynter - APRN, CNM

Lauren Paynter is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) & Certified Nurse Midwife who has focused her career on taking care of women and families. She believes in creating an experience that is tailored to a person’s individual preferences and health needs. She also wholeheartedly believes in empowering and educating her patients to make the best-shared decisions in their healthcare.

Lauren attended Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and played soccer for four years. As a central Kentucky native, she has a passion for serving her community. After working as a labor and delivery nurse, emergency room nurse, and house supervisor in the community, she chose to seek the opportunity for greater growth and advance her career at Frontier Nursing University where she specialized in nurse-midwifery. She studied the impact Nurse Midwives can have on women, families, and communities and has a special interest in improving health disparities and creating equal access to care for minority groups.



Offering both obstetrics and gynecology services specializing in pregnancy and female reproductive health. We provide a wide range of procedures for women’s health.


Child wellness check-ups can be scheduled annually or situationally. Our pediatric doctors and staff are available for your children when they are sick, and when they are well.


Bates, Miller, & Sims promotes cost-effective, whole-body health and midwifery services throughout Stanford, KY., providing the best medical care possible.


We welcome walk-ins and are open convenient hours to better serve you & your family. We offer a range of non-emergency services for a variety of urgent care conditions.


Bates Miller & Sims offers Chronic Care Management services throughout the Stanford, KY area providing the best medical care possible.


Bates, Miller & Sims obtained federal DOT certification to offer CDL medical exams for a Commercial Driver’s License.