Kristen Gosnell



  • (800) 793-3887
  • (800) 793-3887

Kristen Gosnell is a nurse who cares for mothers and unborn infants at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center. She specializes in pregnancies that are complicated by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome – a condition that results from unbalanced blood distribution in twins that share one placenta – and alpha thalassemia major, an inherited blood disorder.

Gosnell's research interests include brain development in complicated twin pregnancies as well as in-utero treatment of bladder and kidney disease.

After completing her bachelor's degree in nursing at Purdue University, Gosnell began her pediatric nursing career at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. In 2003, her work as a travel nurse brought her to San Francisco, where she cared for patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. After finishing her master's degree at UCSF, she worked as a clinical coordinator for the Division of Pediatric Surgery.

Gosnell is president of the Fetal Therapy Nurse Network. She is also a member of the UCSF Clinical InQuERI Council, which supports nurses' participation in research that aim to improve patient care.

  • Education

    UCSF, MS, Nursing, 2008

    Purdue University, BS, Nursing, 1997

Fetal Treatment Center

Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital

1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158

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