Kathy Perko, M.S., P.N.P.

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Medicine, Cancer
Special Interest:
Palliative Care
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Kathy is the Program Director of the Bridges Palliative and Comfort Care Program at Doernbecher. She has completed advanced training in caring for children and their families when they are not expected to live a full life.  Her clinical interests include pain and symptom management at end of life and professional relationships between healthcare providers and families. She also sees children in the pediatric oncology clinic as a nurse practitioner. In her off time Kathy enjoys the opera, reading and travel.


  • Degrees:
    B.S.N., University of Portland
    MSc, University of California San Francisco
  • Certification:

    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1994

    Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse, 1995


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