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Our Team

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Adult Trauma Program Team

  • Kate Dellonte, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., Trauma Program Manager
  • Rachael Podsiadlo, R.N., B.S.N., Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator
  • Becky Chatt, R.N., M.S., Trauma Program Educator
  • Brooke Streiff, M.H.A., Division Administrator, Acute Care Surgery | Adult & Pediatric Trauma Care Programs
  • Tammy Englert, B.A.S., Trauma Program Administrative Assistant


  • Margaret Vercruysse, L.P.N., Lead Registrar
  • Stacie Gell, CAISS
  • Abby Rothwell
  • Jill Bush, L.P.N.
  • Katie Perry, L.P.N.

Pediatric Trauma Program Team

  • Adam Oplinger, B.S., R.N., C.E.N., TCRN, Pediatric Trauma Program Manager
  • Lauren Pierson, M.S.N., CPNP-PC, TCRN, Pediatric Trauma Nurse Practitioner
  • Riley Youells, EMT-P, Lead Pediatric Registrar

Advanced Practice Providers

  • Jake Privitera, P.A., Lead A.P.P.
  • Nichole Coleman, N.P.
  • Leah Green, N.P.
  • Andrea Masiello, N.P.
  • Kelsey Potter, N.P.
  • Caitlin Randall, N.P.
  • Zach Woughter, P.A.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

The Kessler Trauma Center has one of the largest and most comprehensive, multidisciplinary trauma care teams in Western New York. As a tertiary referral center, patients at the Trauma Center receive immediate access to specialists from a wide range of disciplines, including: