Courtney G. Kivel, MSN, CRNP Courtney G. Kivel, MSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Undergraduate DegreeBSN - Columbia University, New York, NY BS - Northeastern University, Boston, MA Graduate DegreeMSN - Columbia University, New York, NY Titles and Academic Titles Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Departments and Services Pediatric Thyroid CenterDivision of Endocrinology and Diabetes Publications PapersKivel CG, d'Hemecourt CA, Micheli LJ. Treatment of iliac crest apophysitis in the young athlete with bone stimulation: report of two cases. Clin J Sport Med. 2011 Mar;21(2):144-7 Leadership and Memberships Membership in Professional Organizations National National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), Member Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.