Bloodless Surgery and Medicine Team

Adult anesthesia

Pediatric anesthesia

Pediatric cardiac surgery

Adult chaplain services

Chi Lee, M.Div., BCCC, CFHPC

Pediatric chaplain services

Steve Straus, M.Div.

Jeffrey Wagner, DNP, APRN, NP-C, FNP-BC

Jeff is the Patient Blood Management Program Manager. He is a family nurse practitioner who coordinates the care of patients requesting bloodless surgery or medicine. He is developing a Preoperative Anemia Management Clinic to optimize patients’ hemoglobin levels before surgeries.

Michelle Jackson, R.N.

Michelle is a Pediatric Intensive Care charge nurse and an end of life care champion for our program. She is willing to provide the Patient Blood management Team with education and assistance when available.

Pediatric orthopedic surgery

Adult perfusion

Pediatric perfusion

Carmen Giacomuzzi, B.S.N., C.C.P., F.P.P. 
Chief of Pediatric Perfusion and ECMO Services
Instructor Pediatric Perfusion

 John MacKay, Pharm.D.

The Patient Blood Management Coordinator consults with additional support staff depending on the service provided. Additional support staff include case managers, social workers, child life, palliative care, the hospital liaison committee and the administrator on duty.

April Ching is the Patient Blood Management Coordinator. She coordinates the care of patients requesting bloodless surgery or medicine. April consults with additional support staff depending on the service provided. Additional support staff may include case managers, social workers, child life, palliative care, the hospital liaison committee and the administrator on duty.