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    Terri Petersen

    Terri Petersen, MSN, FNP, RNFA

    Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Lee Building, Level 3
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2919 

    Additional Information

    Ms. Petersen specializes in treatment of movement disorders and chronic pain, surgical assistance, postoperative care, brain tumors, cerebrovascular anomalies, cervical spine disorders, hydrocephalus, microvascular surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, neuro-oncology, peripheral nerve surgery, scoliosis, spinal deformities, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, stereotactic biopsy and stereotactic surgery.

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    Community Activities

    Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), American Association of Neurology Nurses (AANN)

    Personal Interests

    Ms. Petersen is married with two daughters. With her family, she enjoys being outdoors, bike riding, hiking and traveling. She personally enjoys reading, sewing, quilting and gardening.

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    Philosophy of Care

    I have worked in neurosurgery for the past four years. Prior to joining PAMF in 2009, I worked with a neurosurgeon who specialized in the treatment of movement disorders and chronic pain with implantable devices. I wanted to learn to assist in surgery and joining PAMF allowed me to pursue this interest. I believe it has given me a better appreciation and understanding of the postoperative experience and understanding of what patients might expect after surgery.

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