Kirsten Goshen is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with advanced training in minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner and joining Olde Del Mar Surgical, Kirsten was the Bariatric Program Coordinator at Scripps La Jolla Hospital for 3 years as well as a Registered Nurse on the Medical-Surgical unit for 10 years. It was here that she first began caring for and working with patients who had undergone Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery. She has been an invaluable member of the Olde Del Mar Surgical team for 5 years and is committed to improving the health and quality of life of her patients. Her dedication to patient care is exemplary and often seen by her colleagues as her life’s mission. She has earned multiple awards and honors including being named as Nurse of the Year at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.
Outside of work, Kirsten enjoys spending time with her French bulldog (Steve), her two grown children and her grandchildren, and traveling.