Dr. Schumacher is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Otolaryngology, specializing in pediatric otolaryngology. She provides family-centered care, with a focus on establishing a partnership between the patient, parent and provider. Brianna believes that patient and family education is key to making informed health care decisions. She works closely with the ear, nose and throat surgeons to provide continuity-of-care for the patients. Brianna is also a certified lactation counselor and is available to work with infants having difficulty with breastfeeding, specifically surrounding lip and tongue tie.
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Professional Certifications and Education
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Viterbo University, LaCrosse, WI
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