Valley Anesthesia is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Michele Ardigo, DNP, CRNA, as Vice President of Operations for Valley Anesthesia. Dr. Ardigo is joining Valley with a focus on marketing, industry relations, student services, and operations.
Dr. Ardigo has practiced for 25 years as a certified registered nurse anesthetist and is a Valley Anesthesia alumnus. Her clinical experience has been a largely independent practice from a solo critical access hospital to Level 1 trauma facilities.
Dr. Ardigo has unique business experience as a co-founder of an urgent care facility in a rural resort community. She developed her business acumen to envision, design, and execute a quality healthcare delivery system.
Dr. Ardigo applied these business principles during her ten years as a nurse anesthesia faculty member and administrator. During her time in academia, she led many major quality improvement projects and developed new programs.
Dr. Ardigo is thrilled to join the Valley Anesthesia team. At Valley, she will have the unique privilege to indulge in her passion for continual creation and innovation.