Catherine Y. Stockinger, RN, BBA, CLCP, LNC, RPG is a registered nurse with experience in the acute hospital setting including patient care in the areas of medical-surgical, neurology, neurosurgery and gastroenterology. She also has experience as a clinical liaison between hospitals, patients/families, medical providers, and administrators. She has a diploma from Mansfield General School of Nursing, holds a bachelor of Business Administration degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, completed the Capital University Law School Life Care Planner Professional Certification Program, has extensive experience working as a legal nurse consultant and most recently added registered professional guardian to her services.
Cathy is licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Florida. She holds certification with the International Commission on Health Care Certification (ICHCC) for life care planning, and is registered with the state of Florida as a professional guardian.
She holds affiliations with the Florida and Ohio Boards of Nursing, Commission on Health Care Certification, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Florida State Guardianship Association, Collier County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers and Trust and Estates Sections.
Fred S. Stockinger, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP has been instrumental in initiating both pediatric and adult cardiovascular surgery programs including the planning, development, staffing, and training of personnel. He has been Medical Director of Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Chief of Surgery, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, and Chief of Staff. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, the American College of Cardiology and the College of Chest Physicians. He is a member of the American Heart Association, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Society of Thoracic Surgery, and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He is retired from the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at The Ohio State University.