Kathryn Baxter, NP
Kathryn Baxter is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Wound, Ostomy & Continence nurse. She has more than 30 years of experience as an RN, the majority of it having been spent caring for surgical patients.
Previous to joining Dr. Whelan in his colon & rectal surgery practice, Mrs. Baxter spent many years within the Department of Nursing at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY in various positions lastly providing patient consultation and staff education for wound and ostomy management. Since 2003 her practice has been primarily in the pre and post operative care of colon & rectal surgery patients with a particular interest in ostomy management and the management of complex abdominal wounds and fistulas.
Kathryn volunteers as the clinical advisor to the Ostomy Support Group of Orange County, NY and is an active member in the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse’s Society , serving on the Ostomy Committee . She has lectured independently to various organizations and recently collaborated in the development of a modular Nurse Education program for the management of bowel problems in the MS patient.