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VCU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery VCU Medical Center VCU

VCU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical support staff

Dedicated caregivers

The Physician Assistants support the surgeons primarily in the operating room while our Nurse Practitioners provide pre and post-operative care. All of our clinical support staff is dedicated to improving patient outcomes.

 

Outpatient Services
Lisa Capps Lisa Capps, NP
Lisa is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients with over 18 years of cardiothoracic nursing experience. She provides pre-operative assessment and post-operative management of patients in the outpatient clinic.
John BentonErin Switzer, PA
Erin is a physician assistant for adult cardiac patients. She provides pre-operative assessment and post-operative management of patients in the outpatient clinic.
Surgical Services
Andrew Yale Andrew Yale, PA
Andrew is a physician assistant for adult cardiac patients. He provides intraoperative surgical assistance; coordinates in hospital consultation, postoperative care and follow up care to the patients of our service.
Kate Ianniello Kate Ianniello, PA
Kate is a physician assistant for adult cardiac patients. She provides intraoperative surgical assistance; coordinates in hospital consultation, postoperative care and follow up care to the patients of our service.
John BentonJohn Benton, PA
John is a physician assistant for adult cardiac patients. He provides intraoperative surgical assistance; coordinates in hospital consultation, postoperative care and follow up care to the patients of our service. He has been with the division since 1998.
John BentonMina Tabibi, PA
Mina is a physician assistant for adult cardiac patients. She provides intraoperative surgical assistance; coordinates in hospital consultation, postoperative care and follow up care to the patients of our service.
Intensive Care Unit
Katie Powell Katie R. Powell, NP, Advanced Practice Provider Lead
Katie is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients and serves as the teams Advanced Practice Provider Lead. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
John BentonAshley Foster, NP
Ashley is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
John BentonMelissa Scott, NP
Melissa is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonMeaghan Young, NP
Meaghan is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
 
   
Progressive Care Units and Mechanical Assist Unit
John BentonJanaya Ogunware, NP
Janaya is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonLenore Roach, NP
Lenore is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonTeshera Reed, NP
Alana is an adult nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonCourtney Vinik, NP
Courtney is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonAnastasia Wilson, NP
Anastasia is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
John BentonMorgan Childress, NP
Morgan is an acute care nurse practitioner for adult cardiac patients. She provides post-operative management of patients in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit and Mechanical Assist Device Unit.
   

 

 

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