Barbara Maruska Bio Photo

Barbara Maruska, RN, BSN, CCTC

Surgery - Kidney Transplant and Vascular Access

Specialty Centers

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I have devoted my entire nursing career to caring for people with renal disease. I am the team captain for the HCMC National Kidney Foundation Kidney Walk held every year."

Clinical Expertise

Barb started her nursing career as a renal ICU nurse. She then accepted a position as House Supervisor, then moved on to management of a 45 bed cardio renal unit. Barb has worked within the transplant program since 2001.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator
  • Daisy Award Recipient

Professional Affiliations

  • International Transplant Nursing Society
  • National and Local


"Outside of work, I love to go to estate sales, watching old movies and spending time with family. "