Matthew Ostroff

Matthew Ostroff

Matthew Ostroff, MSN, is an advanced practice nurse working as the vascular access coordinator and lead clinician for the award winning hybrid ultrasound guided bedside vascular access program at St. Joseph’s Health specializing in pediatrics and adults.  After earning the “Outstanding Graduate Award” from Drexel University in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track Matthew advanced his scope of practice working under the Chairman of Surgery.  Matthew has had the privilege of sharing his vision for vascular access speaking throughout the US, Canada,  Latin America, Europe and Australia, with an emphasis on critical thinking with complicated cases to advance our specialty as evidenced by his work and publications on the use of the femoral vein in the mid-thigh, subcutaneous tunneling, and promoting the 8 bedside tunneled catheter exit site options. Matthew most recently has had the honor of being awarded the 2020 Suzanne Lavere Herbst Award for Excellence in vascular access.