Kerri Baldwin, APN, MSN, FNP-BC, CWON

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

Nursing School

Master of Science in Nursing, Rush University, 2002; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Michigan State University, 1997,

Postgraduate Training

Wound, Ostomy Nursing, Metropolitan State University, 2014; Master’s of Science in Nursing, Rush University, 1997


Board certified in: Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Certification Board, Family Nurse Practitioner

Additional Information

Kerri Baldwin is an advanced practice nurse with more than 18 years of pediatric nursing experience. Working in the Division of General Pediatric Surgery at Lurie Children’s Hospital, she specializes in the surgical care and treatment of children with a variety of congenital and acquired conditions with a particular focus on wounds, gastrostomy tubes, ostomies and bowel management.

Ms. Baldwin is part of Lurie Children’s team of advanced practice nurses certified in wound and ostomy care, the largest team in Illinois specifically focused on the care and treatment of pediatric patients.  Ms. Baldwin and colleagues use the latest and most advanced wound care techniques and specialize in pain minimizing approaches, which includes reduced number of dressing changes and use of non-adhesive products.

Ms. Baldwin has a master’s in nursing degree from Rush University, a bachelor’s in nursing degree from Michigan State University and post-graduate training in wound and ostomy care from Metropolitan State University. 



  • General pediatric surgery
  • Wound care
  • Ostomy care
  • Cecostomy tube care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Bowel management