Susan J. Shumaker, MSN, APRN-NP, RN, CPNP-PC

Susan J. Shumaker, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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​Susan Shumaker 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 and coordinates patient care to the inpatient surgical and trauma services.

She received her bachelors of science degree in Health and Sport Studies from Miami University in Ohio and a master’s of science in nursing degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

Susan is the current president-elect for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners-Illinois Chapter. She is also a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA), and the APSNA Trauma Special Interest Group (SIG). At Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Susan is also an active member of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) Council Informatics Committee.

Clinical Interests

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


Education & Training

Education: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009; Bachelor of Science in Health and Sports Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1999

Board Certifications: Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Professional Organizations: American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners