Pediatric Surgery

Finding out that your child needs to have surgery is something that most parents never want to hear. At Community Pediatric Surgeons, we understand that completely. And, thanks to our years of experience in working with parents and their children, we do our best to calm those fears. The best way, we’ve found, is to keep you informed as much as possible. From diagnosis, to procedure, to post-surgical care instructions, we’re here for you. Rest assured, your child is in good hands.

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Andrea Stafford, CPNP

Andrea Stafford, pediatric surgery nurse practitionerAndrea Stafford, CPNP, received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from University of Evansville. She began her nursing career as a student nurse extern in maternity services at Community Hospital North and continued as a registered nurse in the same department. Andrea went on to attend Emory University where she received her master’s degree in pediatric nursing. From there she practiced as a nurse practitioner in Blue Ridge, Ga. Andrea later returned to Indiana as a clinical program coordinator at Tipton Hospital where she led several community based projects on health. She then returned to Community Health Network as an RN for surgical services on the Community Hospital North campus.

Andrea is married to Jarren. She loves working on their farm, being active in their church, completing home improvement projects, decorating, working out and spending time with family.