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Bonnie Gruenberg, CNM

My Locations

WellSpan OB/GYN - Ephrata
175 Martin Ave., Suite 125
Ephrata, PA 17522-1761
(717) 721-5700
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

Midwifery is my calling. Caring for pregnant women and their unborn babies is my passion, my mission, and the way I serve humanity. This passion was with me since childhood, when I would would deliver my teddy bear's baby and attend the birth of countless guinea pigs and rabbits. The instinct to help and heal was always a driving force. Before becoming a midwife, I was an emergency medical technician, a paramedic, and a maternity nurse.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I came to Wellspan Health with a wealth of experience, having attended more than 1900 births in the hospital, at home, and at a free-standing birth center. I obtained my Master's degree in nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, and am licensed as both a certified nurse-midwife and a women's health nurse practitioner. I also write books on the management of birth emergencies, and develop workshops for midwives on this topic.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I am usually up before dawn, using those quiet hours before sunrise to work on writing books. Nature photography is a passion of mine, and I often travel to refuges and other wild places to capture images. These photographs often become reference images for my drawings and paintings. I live on a small hobby farm in southern Lancaster County, where I have two horses and a lively flock of exhibition poultry.


Clinical Interests

  • Low-Risk OB
  • Women’s Health
  • Midwifery

Board Certifications

  • AMCB - American Midwifery Certification Board

Education & Credentials

  • Professional Education: University of PA School of Nurse Midwifery
  • Undergraduate Education: Southern Vermont College

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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