Specialty Areas: Advanced heart failure therapies of heart transplantation/left ventricular assist device.
Chronology: BS (University & Departmental honors): Wright State University, Nursing, 2002; MS: Duke University, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, 2007; Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, 2007.
As an advanced practice provider, Megan Andrews focuses on the care and treatment of patients following a heart transplant or implantation of a left ventricular assist device. She is an expert in advanced heart failure therapies and works closely with the patient’s cardiologist and cardiac surgeon to provide patient education and ensure compliance with prescribed therapies. Megan worked as a general cardiology adult nurse practitioner prior to her specialization with heart failure patients.
Poster presentation at ISHLT (International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation) 2016. No Distance Is Too Great: A Patient’s Commute to Their Implantation Center Is Not Associated with Worse Outcomes Following Placement of a Left Ventricular Assist Device.