John M. Russell, DNP, APN
Advanced Practice Nurse
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.