John M. Russell, DNP, APN

John M. Russell, DNP, APN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Cardiothoracic Surgery


Location

SwedishAmerican Heart Institute
1340 Charles Street, #300
Rockford, IL 61104


Background & Interests

As an advanced practice nurse, John Russell works in collaboration with Dr. David Cheng to provide office- and hospital-based care to cardiothoracic surgery patients. He has advanced training in performing physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, and prescribing medications and other forms of medical treatment. 

John also assesses patients in the hospital, performs daily hospital rounds, and serves as first assistant in in cardiothoracic surgery with Drs. Cheng and Shuhaiber.

Board Certifications
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Medical School Education
Doctor of Nursing Practice - Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
Registered Nurse First Assistant National Institute of First Assistants
Centennial, Colorado
Master of Science in Nursing - Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Presidential Honors - Chamberlain College of Nursing
Addison, Illinois