SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Advanced Practice Nurses Nicole Milani and Elissa Russell

SwedishAmerican is pleased to introduce its new Advanced Practice Nurses Nicole Milani and Elissa Russell.

Nicole has joined Dr. Jeffrey Gurtizen at SwedishAmerican’s Stateline Clinic, 4282 E. Rockton Road, Roscoe. Nicole will partner with Dr. Gurtizen to expand his practice and provide extended patient care and enhanced chronic disease management to their patients.

Nicole received a Master of Science degree in nursing from University of Illinois Rockford and is certified as a family nurse practitioner. She has worked for SwedishAmerican since 2007, most recently as a registered nurse in our progressive care unit.

Elissa has joined Midwest Heart Specialists at SwedishAmerican. As an advanced practice nurse, Elissa will partner with the Midwest Heart physicians to enhance cardiology services in both the clinic and hospital settings.

Elissa received a Master of Science degree in nursing from Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois and is certified as a family nurse practitioner. She comes to Midwest Heart Specialists after practicing as a primary care APN for two years. Elissa looks forward to expanding her knowledge base to include a focus on cardiology.

For further information, contact:

Katryna Kirby
779-696-4340