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Barb Bratton, RN, MS, PNP

Pediatric Surgery Clinical Coordinator
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Contact Information

Campus Box 0570
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143-0570
415-476-2538 Office
415-476-2929 Fax
pedsurg@surgery.ucsf.edu

Education

  • 1976-80 University of Northern Colorado, B.S., Nursing
  • 1986-88 University of California San Francisco, M.S., Nursing

Board Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner Certification, State of California
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification, American Nurses Association

Program Affiliations

  • LIFE Clinic

Biography

Ms. Bratton is the clinical coordinator for the long-term clinic for children with birth defects in the division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of California, Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco. She received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado and her Master's degree in Nursing, with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certificate, at the University of California San Francisco. Ms. Bratton is credentialed as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Association.

Ms. Bratton has held a variety of pediatric nursing positions in pediatrics over the past twenty five years within the Intensive Care Nursery, Pediatric Gastroenterology and presently Pediatric Surgery.

 

Featured Publications

  1. Ozgediz D, Roayaie K, Lee H, Nobuhara KK, Farmer DL, Bratton B, Harrison MR.
    Subcutaneous endoscopically assisted ligation (SEAL) of the internal ring for repair of inguinal hernias in children: report of a new technique and early results.
    Surg Endosc. 2007 Aug;21(8):1327-31. Epub 2007 Mar 14.
  2. Hirose S, Clifton MS, Bratton B, Harrison MR, Farmer DL, Nobuhara KK, Lee H.
    Thoracoscopic resection of foregut duplication cysts.
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2006 Oct;16(5):526-9.
  3. Heerema-McKenney A, Harrison MR, Bratton B, Farrell J, Zaloudek C.
    Congenital teratoma: a clinicopathologic study of 22 fetal and neonatal tumors.
    Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Jan;29(1):29-38. Review.
  4. Lee H, Hirose S, Bratton B, Farmer D.
    Initial experience with complex laparoscopic biliary surgery in children: biliary atresia and choledochal cyst.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Jun;39(6):804-7; discussion 804-7. Review.
  5. Snyder J, Bratton B.
    Antimicrobial prophylaxis for gastrointestinal procedures: current practices in North American academic pediatric programs.
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Oct;35(4):564-9.

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