Suzanne Kujawa Smith, RNC, MSN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Special Interests

Chest tube care and removal, gastrostomy tube care, surgical drain removal, central line removal, dressing changes

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Nursing School

University of Kansas, 2003

Postgraduate Training

Master of Science in Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008


Board certified in: Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Trauma Nursing Care

Additional Information

Suzanne Kujawa is an advanced practice nurse specializing in the treatment and care of children undergoing surgery for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. 

She provides patient care to the inpatient surgical service and nursing care coordination for pediatric trauma patients.

She received her bachelor’s degree in human biology from the University of Kansas and her master’s of science in nursing degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

Suzy serves as the chair of the APN Education Committee at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She serves as a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA). She is also a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.