Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Amy Fox is the clinical nurse coordinator for Pediatric General Surgery at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Deaconess College of Nursing in St. Louis. Prior to working with surgical patients, she spent many years working with pediatric neurology patients and helped initiate the Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She provides compassionate care for patients with congenital anomalies and diseases of the head and neck, chest, abdomen and gastrointestinal tract. She has an interest in patient- and family-centered care and works as an advocate on behalf of all her patients.
Dr. Joerger earned her bachelor’s degree in 2003 from Washington University in St. Louis and her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2007. She completed residency and fellowship training at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Her clinical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. She specializes in motility disorders and is an expert in manometry.
Dr. Utterson earned her bachelor's degree in 1994 from the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1998. She completed residency training at Washington University and St. Louis Children's Hospital and her fellowship training at the University of Colorado Denver/The Children's Hospital of Denver and Washington University in St. Louis. Her clinical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition and her interests are inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopy education and training, interventional endoscopy and motility disorders.
RN, PNP, WCC
Carrie Wilson is a nurse practitioner at Washington University and St. Louis Children's Hospital. She is dual-board certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in both primary and acute care. She is also wound care certified at the national level. Carrie joined the Pediatric General Surgery team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 2006 and specializes in both inpatient and outpatient management of children with anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease, other disorders of the bowel, pediatric wound, gastrostomy, and ostomy care. She has lectured nationally, is active in the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, and is a previous winner of St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Awards.
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr. Zimmermann is a board certified pediatric rehabilitation medicine physician at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital. Dr. Zimmermann collaborates closely with a team of therapists and childlife specialists, a psychologist, a dietitian, nurses and other medical specialists at Ranken Jordan to provide rehabilitation services to children who struggle with bowel control.