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Carmen R. Giacomuzzi, B.S.N., C.C.P., F.P.P.

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  • Pediatrics

Special focus

  • Blood Conservation and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

About me

Carmen specializes in providing perfusion and ECMO support to infants and children with congenital heart disease. Her passion for taking care of children started as a neonatal nurse and Captain in the Army Nurse Corps and then carried through to her new career as a perfusionist in 1992. She joined the Doernbecher Children Hospital’s cardiac team in 2000 and now can’t imagine living anywhere else but the Pacific Northwest.

Carmen was raised in a large musical family and continues to enjoy playing violin and singing in her church choir.  Being the daughter of a Swiss baker, she also loves to bake, as well as cycle, hike and read.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • B.S.N., 1986, Northern Illinois University
  • Certifications

    • Designation of Fellow of Pediatric Perfusion, 2011

Memberships and associations:

  • American Society of Extra-Corporeal Perfusion
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