Andrea (Annie) Kachman, D.N.P., CPNP-PC/AC (she/her)


Andrea (Annie) Kachman is a pediatric nurse practitioner who provides surgical consultation and pre- and postoperative care for complex congenital heart defects or heart conditions that require heart surgery. She also assists the surgeon during heart surgery.

She enjoys finding creative ways to prepare children and families for cardiac surgery, and strives to provide care that is culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate and individualized.

In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and biking as well as spending time with her dog and family.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2009, University of Illinois
    • M.S.N., 2012, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    • D.N.P., 2023, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Certifications

    • Acute Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP-AC)
    • Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP-PC)

Memberships and associations:

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners



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