Therese Collett-Gardere is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who joined Yale Urology in 2017. Prior to Yale, she was part of a busy pediatric urology private practice for more than 16 years. As a nurse practitioner, she has worked extensively in primary care and has a solid background in child development, acute and chronic pediatric illness. Her role in Yale Pediatric Urology is diverse as she manages pre- and post-operative surgical issues ranging in difficulty from simple ambulatory procedures to complex urologic reconstruction. She has worked extensively with children who have voiding dysfunction and has been on the forefront of implementing new treatment measures. Her practice is focused on voiding dysfunction, dysfunctional elimination syndrome and the array of diagnosis that it encompasses, including but not limited to urinary incontinence, urinary urgency, urinary frequency and constipation. She has extensive experience managing children with vesicoureteral reflux as well.
She is trained in performing urodynamic testing and interpretation. Therese Gardere is a graduate of S.U.N.Y Brockport with Bachelor of Science in Nursing, graduating with honors. She completed her master’s degree and nurse practitioner training at S.U.N.Y Stony Brook, where she also graduated with honors.