Raji Koppolu, RN, BSN, MS, CPNP, is a pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) for the Pediatric General Surgery service, providing both inpatient and outpatient care to patients and families. She completed her bachelor of science degree in biology from Tufts University in 2000. She completed her bachelor of nursing degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 2002 and earned her master of science degree to become a PNP at the University of California, San Francisco in 2004. She has been at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital for six years, starting as nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and then as a PNP with the Pediatric Cardiology service. She joined the Pediatric Surgery team in the summer of 2009. She currently serves on the board of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA). She is board certified as a PNP in both primary and acute care through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She is also volunteer faculty at the University of California, San Francisco.