Mary Ovelman, BSN, RN, RRT

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Mary Ovelman, RN, BSN, RRT, is an orthopaedic nurse navigator for the Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments, Referrals and Video Visits: 215-590-1527


Mary Ovelman is a nurse navigator with the Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (CTIS) in the Division of Orthopaedics at CHOP, where she navigates and organizes referrals and consults for complex patients with thoracic insufficiency syndrome, especially in regards to preparation for surgery. She coordinates their care pre and post-op, provides education, and is a conduit between the patients and their surgeon.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN -Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

BS in Respiratory Care - West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Additional Training

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Titles and Academic Titles

Orthopedic Nurse Navigator, CTIS Program

Departments and Services