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Amy Kosanovich, MS, RN, CPNP-PC

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pediatric surgery

bio

Amy Kosanovich is a nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery at Dayton Children's and has been with the hospital since 2007.

Prior to her role as a nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery, Amy worked in the hospital's gastroenterology department. She also spent nearly 10 years as a staff nurse on one of the hospital's inpatient units.

Amy received her master's degree in nursing from Wright State University and her bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  

schedule an appointment

Online scheduling is for in-person, new patient appointments only. For follow-up, second opinion or video visit appointments, please call 937-641-4000.

If your child is an existing patient, log into MyKidsChart to schedule directly with your provider for follow-up care.

conditions you can schedule for:

If you would like to schedule an appointment for a condition that is not listed as an option for online scheduling, please call 937-641-4000.

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education and training

  • medical school:
    • BSN: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • APRN: Wright State University
  • board certification: RN, CPNP-PC
  • certifications: TNCC, ATLS, PALS, CPN

awards, honors and organizations

  • Nurse Excellence Award Recipient: May 2012
  • Nurse Excellence Award Nominee: May 2010, May 2011
  • Daisy Award Nominee: Two nominations in 2012
  • Spirit Star Winner: May 2013
  • IMPACTS program recipient/participant: 2013-2014

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

as an RN I cared for surgical patients on 3 East for 8 years. As I transition to my role as an APRN, I am ready for the challenge of caring for these patient’s in a different scope of practice and expand my knowledge, clinical skills and critical thinking skills. I want to make a difference in what is often a difficult time for these patients and families.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I love working with kids! They make each day happier and brighter. I love the relationships and bonds I have developed and will hopefully continue to develop with the patients and families that I care for.

Dayton Children's is special because...

it allows me to continue my passion and care for kids and their families while also being a fun place to work!

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Great, quick service.

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My son loves Dr. Amy! She was running a little behind with her in patients needing her attention and the nurse brought in coloring books to help pass the time. Would highly recommend everyone at Children's.

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Ms. Amy is an absolute gem. She is the only person in the hospital my special needs son will let touch his g tube. I cannot say enough about her excellent bedside manner, her kind and genuine personality puts my son at ease. She has the most loving touch. Amy has his complete trust even though sometimes he is scared and apprehensive. She always explains every procedure in great detail as well as each step she is taking and what comes next as she goes throughout our visits in the specialty clinic. Both he & I know exactly what to expect. Never any surprises. Ms. Amy has the patience of a saint and has never hurried my son or me along in the time we have been seeing her although I know she must have many other pts waiting. Amy always makes sure we have the supplies we need, the knowledge of how and when to use them before we leave. Ms. Amy is my angel. I know she is never more than a phone call way. 4th Floor Hemo/Oncology Mom

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Amy is awesome.

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