Kelly J. Kuhlman, NP

Kelly J. Kuhlman, NP

  • Cardiac Surgery


Kelly Kuhlman joined the UCLA Health system as a pediatric ICU and pediatric cardiothoracic ICU nurse in April 2015. After completing her Master of Science in Nursing from UCLA as a pediatric nurse practitioner degreed for both pediatric acute care and pediatric primary care she joined the Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery department at UCLA in September 2021.

Prior to joining UCLA, Kelly worked as a behavioral interventionist working with children on the Autism spectrum for three years while obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  

Kelly is an NP II, enjoying supporting the pediatric cardiothoracic surgery team and helping to serve the needs of cardiac patients and families within the Los Angeles community with a professional, yet loving attitude.

Professional Experience

▪ Pediatric Cardiothoracic Nurse Practitioner, UCLA Medical Center, 2021 – Present
▪ Clinical Nurse, PICU/PCTU, UCLA Medical Center, 2015- 2021





M.S.N., UCLA School of Nursing, 2021

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Medical Services