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Christyna Zalewski, BSN, RN
Cardiovascular Surgery

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Administrative Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Mechanical Assist Device and
Clinical Research Coordinator
5000 Ravdin Courtyard
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-662-4290

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Christyna has worked in cardiac surgery at the University of Pennsylvania since 2006. She first worked as a staff nurse on the cardiac surgery intermediate care unit and now with the mechanical assist device program as a VAD coordinator. Her areas of interest include, cardiac surgery requiring mechanical assist devices,end stage heart failure and heart transplantation.

2005 BSN - Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Involved in the HeartWare ADVANCE Bridge to transplant study and the destination Endurance trial

Syncardia Total Artificial Heart freedom driver trial Intermacs registry



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