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Nerchi L. Nermal, MSN, RN, CCRN-CSC, RNFA, FNP-C.

Nerchi is a nurse practitioner and Registered Nurse First Assist in Adult Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Appointments at Good Shepherd Health System (Good Shepherd Medical Center, Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Hospitalists Service) in Longview, TX. Prior to that, he was at St. Francis Heart Hospital (Tulsa, OK), Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital and Rapides Regional Medical Center (Alexandria, LA) and Abilene Regional Medical Center (Abilene, TX).


Nerchi has been a vessel harvest specialist in open and endoscopic saphenous vein and radial artery harvest for seven years, having performed more than 1,500 EVH cases. He started using the Maquet Vasoview 6 EVH System in 2007, then switched to the Maquet Hemopro II in 2010.


Nerchi received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX. He then completed his Post-Masters as Acute Care Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at Texas Tech University Health and Science Center. 


Nerchi is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurse Practitioners Association and American Association of Critical Care Nurses, among other professional organizations.

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