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.

Meet the specialists
Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Surgical Oncology/ Hepatobiliary Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 307-1144
Kathryn Baxter, NP
Nurse Practitioner and Certified Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse
Nipa D. Gandhi, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-7404
Lester Gottesman, MD
Colorectal Surgery
(212) 675-2997
Richard L. Whelan, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief of Division, Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Oncology
Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-8172

Richard L. Whelan,
MD, FACS, FASCRS

Minimally Invasive Colorectal Resection to Treat Colon Cancer
- April 27, 2010