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Dr. Pamela M. Cipriano, DNP, ACNP-BC

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returns 09/09/2017

GENERAL SURGERY Intestinal obstructions; Perforations; Ostomy; End ileostomy; Hemicolectomy; Take down ileostomy; Ostomy reversals; Diverticulitis; Chrohns Disease; Appendectomy; Cholecystectomy (gallbladder); Ventral hernia repair; Inguinal hernia repair; Umbilical hernia repair; Chest tubes; Pleurex catheters; Lobe-ectomy; Pneumonectomy; Thoracotomy; Pleuradesis; Thyroid surgery; Mastectomy; Lumpectomy LAPAROSCOPIC - LAPAROTOMY - LAPAROSCOPIC ASSISTED

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My name is Dr. Cipriano. I am a Hospitalist on the Medical Staff. I round, admit, discharge, consult and assist with surgeries in the OR. I manage patients in the ICU and Med/Surg floors. I also work in the emergency department. I am certified critical care nurse (CCRN). And ACLS certified. I


Society of Hospital Medicine American College of Nurse Practitioners Connecticut Advance Practice Registered Nurse Society


Maryville University 2014-2016 Doctor of Nursing Practice University of Connecticut 2007-2011 MSN, Acute Care Track Nurse Practitioner. Board Certified September 2011 Central Connecticut State University 2002-2006 BA Psychology St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing 1991-1993 Diploma Nursing Registered Nurse

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Recent Answers from Dr. Pamela M. Cipriano, DNP, ACNP-BC

2016-07-16 Hernia?:

Dear Sophia,     The right lower quadrant of the abdomen is where the appendix is located. It is also where the small intestine and large intestine meet. This is called the ileocecal valve. This area tends

2016-06-10 Info on development of a seroma (sp.?) post umbilical hernia repair:

Dear Cat,     A seroma is a pooling of fluid which occurs sometimes after surgery. It usually gets reabsorbed by the body. Sometimes it needs to be drained, but this is not the usual course of action.

2016-03-09 Triple Hernia Surgery:

Hi Brandy,     If he remains on the Coumadin, it will take longer to stop the bleeding. You may want to consider getting an ultrasound to assess the amount of blood in the area. You may also want to consider

2016-02-22 Split upper butt area(Crack):

Hi Scott,     A pilonidal cyst is difficult to see. It is very painful and may drain a foul smelling thick discharge. From what I can see in the picture, it looks more like dry skin. Let me know if the

2016-02-20 Split upper butt area(Crack):

Scott,     It appears to be dry skin. Using Aquaphor 3 times a day to the area and moisturizing your skin daily will help to prevent further out breaks.


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