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Shayne Cardozo

Lung surgery nurse coordinator

Shayne Cardozo, a nurse coordinator in lung surgery, specializes in the care of patients with lung cancer, in particular mesothelioma, a rare tumor that grows from the cells lining the lungs or the abdominal cavity. Cardozo is our patient's resource for information before and after surgery and works to ensure that the experience goes smoothly. She also assists doctors in the community to streamline the process of referring patients to UCSF Medical Center and teaches other nurses about caring for patients with lung disease. Cardozo earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1996. She continued her training at the University of Florida's Shands Hospital and at UCSF Medical Center, including experience in the liver, heart and lung transplant units.

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.