Buch, Laura

Physician Assistant

Buch, Laura

Laura Buch, MSPAS, PA-C, is a physician assistant who completed GGC’s Metabolic Advanced Practice Provider fellowship in 2021. Laura has a special interest in metabolic and lysosomal storage disorders and in providing compassionate care to all her patients. She also serves as a sub-investigator for several clinical trials.

Laura is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (2019). She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Physician Assistants in Genetics and Genomics, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and was elected into the Pi Alpha National Honor Society for her significant academic achievement, leadership, research, service, and high standard of character and conduct. She also serves on GGC’s Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Council.

Contact Information

Office (864) 678-7886
Fax (864) 250-9582
[email protected]

Education and Experience

  • B.S., Health and Wellness Promotion, University North Carolina Asheville, 2013
  • Chief Medical Scribe, Park Ridge Health & Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 2013-2016
  • M.S., Physician Assistant, Elon University, 2019
  • Metabolic Advance Practice Provider Fellowship, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2019-2021
  • Physician Assistant (Medical Genetics), Greenwood Genetic Center, 2019-present

Selected Publications

  • Young Bae Sohn, Curtis Rogers, Jennifer Stallworth, Jessica A. Cooley Coleman, Laura Buch, Erin Jozwiak, Jo Ann Johnson, Tim Wood, Paul Harmatz, Laura Pollard, Raymond J. Louie. (2022) RNA analysis of the GALNS transcript reveals novel pathogenic mechanisms associated with Morquio syndrome A. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymgmr.2022.100875.

Meet The Jones Family

The journey to becoming parents did not start as an easy one for my husband and I. We suffered the heartache of miscarriage and the unimaginable pain of burying our first born child. Our son, sweet 1 lb 1.4 ounce, 12 inches long, teeny, tiny little Joseph “Hamilton” Jones was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and a heart defect. It tore our hearts out leaving the hospital without him, knowing our dreams and hope for the future were shattered....

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