Among the staff members at the Baylor Scott & White Scoliosis Centers are Nurse Practitioners, Patient Care Coordinators and Nurse Navigators.
Sue Saunders is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner who conducts research in accordance with federal, state and institutional guidelines. She supports spine surgery clinical research through extensive chart review, data collection, database management and statistical analysis.
Charlotte Taylor has been a valued member of the Baylor Scott & White Scoliosis Centers for over nine years. Her compassion and dedication to our patients is what makes her a great care coordinator. As a senior care coordinator, her duties include speaking with new patients, authorizing surgeries, and seeing patients through the surgery process as seamlessly as possible.
As a Patient Advocate, Treva ensures that patients experience positive and compassionate quality health care through coordination of their treatment plans. Treva has been devoted to the medical field since 2003 and has been with Baylor since 2013. Being helpful when needed is the highlight of her life. She loves being a part of this team that shares her beliefs.
Karen Davenport, our nurse navigator, has been a key member of the Baylor Scott & White Scoliosis Centers for over seven years. Karen is the single point of contact for patients while they are in the hospital. She guides patients through the continuum of care helping them understand their diagnoses, treatment options and the resources available to them including education about community resources, technologies, hospital services and support services. Karen serves as an essential link between patient and health care provider.
The Baylor Scott & White Scoliosis Centers is actively involved in ongoing and award-winning research focused on improving the understanding of scoliosis, its origin and treatment. It is the hub of an international outreach program. In addition to numerous awards and accolades, members of our team publish their work in peer-related medical journals. Working in conjunction with Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, our research team is continually developing new technology and innovative scoliosis treatment options.