Gina Ferguson, RN
Heart Transplant Coordinator - Inpatient
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): Lewis University, Romeoville, IL - 2000
Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law (MJ): Loyola University, Chicago, IL - 2006
Registered Nurse (RN)
Cardiac surgery, heart failure and heart transplantation
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute 1-866-662-8467 (toll free)
Gina is a Heart Transplant Coordinator for the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial's Center for Heart Failure. She provides and coordinates care for patients after heart surgery in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, working closely with the cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists and anesthesiologists. She is also a member of the cardiac procurement team and coordinates the care for heart transplant patients in the inpatient setting.
Gina has over 13 years of cardiothoracic surgical nursing experience and has worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital since 1999. She is a member of the American Heart Association's Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.