Susanne Manzoni, BSN, RN

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Susanne Manzoni, BSN, RN, is the Program Nurse Manager for the Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome in the Division of Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Spinal deformities, Complex scheduling
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County
Appointments, Referrals and Video Visits: 215-590-1527

Background

Susanne Manzoni is the Program Nurse Manager for the Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (CTIS) in the Division of Orthopaedics. Her primary role is helping families schedule consults, organize referrals and navigate appointments, tests and surgeries. She also coordinates patient care before and after surgery, provides patient and family education, and is a conduit between patients, families and their surgeon. Susanne primarily works with Surgeons Patrick Cahill, MD, and Jason Anari, MD.

Prior to joining CHOP, Susanne worked for 17 years at Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, 10 years with inpatients and seven years with outpatients. She served as a care coordinator for three spine surgeons and managed their outpatient population by coordinating clinics, surgeries and any consults needed. She also worked with patients from other countries and was a resource for housing and medical needs.

Education and Training

Board Certification

CPR

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Program Nurse Manager, Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Data gathering for HARMS Study Group

FDA clinical trial for vertebral body tethering