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Kristen J. Bunch, CNM, MSN, FNP

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Gynecology | Midwife - Certified Nurse | Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kristen Bunch is a certified nurse-midwife who specializes in women’s health care from adolescence through menopause, with a special focus on pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.

She received her Master’s in nursing with a specialty in midwifery from Vanderbilt University in 2006. She received a postmaster's certificate in 2020 from the University of Cincinnati for Family Nurse Practitioner. She is board-certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board. She is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Kristen began her career as a nurse-midwife in Florida. After gaining experience she moved back to her home state of Indiana where she worked as a midwife for 13 years with HealthNet, a large full-scope midwifery practice in Indianapolis. In 2022 she joined IU Health’s newly established midwifery practice in Bloomington. She is thrilled to be able to provide full-scope midwifery care in her hometown.

She lives in Bloomington with her husband, Lance, and their 5 children, 2 cats, and 1 dog. She enjoys watching her two young boys, Garrett and Kadel, play baseball and her three stepdaughters dance. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, eating at local restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
IU Health Plans
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Prime
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details


Gynecology, Midwife - Certified Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions & Treatments:

Women's Healthcare From Adolescence Through Menopause, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum


Masters degree:

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Nursing Degree:

Indiana University School of Nursing

Hospitals & Affiliations

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Physician Group:

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians


Research Publications
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