Michelle M. Steltzer, APRN-NP

Michelle M. Steltzer, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Single Ventricle Program Coordinator, Outpatient Cardiology

Language: English


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Clinical Interests: ​Single ventricle population and complex CHD; home surveillance monitoring program; feeding in CHD population, including breastfeeding; education (Patient, parent, and family); sibling support; advocacy for CHD; quality of life; grief and loss

Education & Training

Education: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999

Board Certifications: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Professional Organizations: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners; Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses; American Heart Association Council; Sigma Theta Tau



  1. Foster, C.C., Steltzer, M., Snyder, A. et al. Integrated Multimodality Telemedicine to Enhance In-Home Care of Infants During the Interstage Period. Pediatr Cardiol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-020-02489-7
  2. Rudd N, Ghanayem H, Hill G, Lambert L, Mussatto K, Nieves J, Robinson S, Shirali G, Steltzer M, Uzark K, & Pike N 2020  Interstage Home Monitoring for Infants with Single Ventricle Heart Disease:  Education and Management:  A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 11 Aug 2020.  https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/epub/10.1161/JAHA.119.014548
  3. Steltzer M, Sussman-Karten K, Bishop-Kuzdeba H, Mott S, & Connor J  Creating opportunities for optimal nutritional experiences for infants with complex congenital heart disease.  Journal of Pediatric Health Care.  599-605, 2017. https://www.jpedhc.org/article/S0891-5245(16)30203-6/fulltext
  4. Cava JR, Fedderly RT, Bevandic SM, Steltzer M, Phelan PJ, Hor KN, Tweddell JS, Litwin SB: A medical strategy to address persistent chest tube drainage after the Fontan operation. Presented ACC 2002, and published 2005 in the American Journal of Cardiology. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15979451/
  5. Steltzer M, Rudd N, & Pick, B.  Nutrition Care for Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease.  Clinics in Perinatology 32, 1017-1030, 2005. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16325675/
  6. Ghanayem NS, Hoffman GM, Mussatto KA, Cava JR, Frommelt PC, Rudd NA, Steltzer M, Bevandic SM, Frisbee SJ, Jaquiss RDB, Litwin SB, Tweddell JS.  Home surveillance program prevents interstage mortality following the Norwood procedure.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126: 1367-77, 2003. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14666008/

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