Debbie Allis, PA-C, MBA
Administrator, Bariatrics

Specialty:
Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Interest:
Bariatric Surgery, Duodenal switch

 

Education:

  • PA- Yale University
  • MBA- Iona University
  • BA- College of the Holy Cross

Professional Membership: American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; NYS Chapter ASMBS

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Author, speaker, and presenter at Obesity Week national conference in Bariatrics
  • PA Representative NWH Advanced Practice Council
  • State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, Consultant and Case Reviewer

Contact Information: Phone: 914-242-8350 / dlamoureaux@northwell.edu


Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Sue Greene RN, BS, RNFA, CNOR

Specialty: RN First Assistant, Service Mgr. Minimally Invasive, General and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Interest: Robotic Surgery

 

Education:

  • BS- University of Northern Colorado
  • RNFA – University of Southern Nevada
  • AS (Nursing) – Westchester Community College

Professional Experience/Memberships:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital: RN First Assistant, Service Manager – General, Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Westchester Medical Center:
  • Nurse Educator – OR Staff
  • Putnam Hospital Center:
  • Service Manager – General, Vascular, Thoracic, GU, GYN, ENT, Ophthalmology and Plastic, and Minimally Invasive services

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • AORN

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / sgreene5@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu

Jane Bederka RN, CNOR, CPSN, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interest:
All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing
  • RNFA training

Professional Memberships:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • ASPSN – Association of Plastic Surgical Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • CPSN – Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / jbederka@northwell.edu


Melissa A. Cardel RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing – Columbia-Greene Community College
  • B.P.S in Health Information Management – SUNY Institute of Technology

Professional Membership:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / mcardel@northwell.edu


Cheryl Cerasoli RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery

Clinical Interest: Assisting in the delivery of exceptional surgical outcomes

 

Education:

  • RN First Assistant Certification Program, NIFA Program Front Range College, Westminster, CO.
  • Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Pace University, Pleasantville NY.

Professional Membership:

  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: 914-497-0558/ ccerasoli@northwell.edu


Mary Greco, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, CBCN, CN-P

Clinical Coordinator, The Breast Institute

Specialty: Breast Disease: Primary and Secondary and Tertiary prevention, Lymphedema, Survivorship, Patient Education, Community Outreach
Clinical Interest: Lymphedema, High Risk Assessment, Outreach for underserved

Education:

  • College of Mount Saint Vincent, BSN, MSN, FNP
  • Board Certified: American Nurses Credentials Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group
  • Oncology Nurses Society
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • ONS Masters Scholarship
  • MD News:The Symmetry of Breast Care  2011
  • WNET Channel 13 Guest:  Immigrant Beliefs in Cancer Treatment & Care
  • WABC Channel 7: Guest appearance:    
  • Documentary: The Face of Cancer: 
  • Northern Westchester Hospital Nurse Practitioner of Excellence Award 2016

Contact Information: Phone: 914-242-7666 / mdgreco@northwell.edu


Marsha Hart, RN, FNP-BC

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care, Surgical Services

Clinical Interest: Breast and Gyn Med/Surg Oncology, Plastics and Reconstruction

 

Education:

  • Pace University MSN/BSN
  • Siena College BS
  • Board Certified:  American Nursing Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • ANA (American Nurses Association)
  • ONS (Oncology Nursing Society)
  • NPA (Nurse Practitioner Association)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1499 / mhart3@northwell.edu


Dana Protomastro, RNFA, BSN, CNOR

Specialty: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery

Clinical Interests: All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • RN First Assistant Certification Program
  • NFA at Community College of Southern Nevada
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing:
  • The Catholic University of America

Professional Membership:

  • AORN-Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-494-6920 / dprotomastro@northwell.edu

Jane Bederka RN, CNOR, CPSN, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interest:
All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing
  • RNFA training

Professional Memberships:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • ASPSN – Association of Plastic Surgical Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • CPSN – Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / jbederka@northwell.edu


Melissa A. Cardel RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing – Columbia-Greene Community College
  • B.P.S in Health Information Management – SUNY Institute of Technology

Professional Membership:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / mcardel@northwell.edu


Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Sue Greene RN, BS, RNFA, CNOR

Specialty: RN First Assistant, Service Mgr. Minimally Invasive, General and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Interest: Robotic Surgery

 

Education:

  • BS- University of Northern Colorado
  • RNFA – University of Southern Nevada
  • AS (Nursing) – Westchester Community College

Professional Experience/Memberships:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital: RN First Assistant, Service Manager – General, Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Westchester Medical Center:
  • Nurse Educator – OR Staff
  • Putnam Hospital Center:
  • Service Manager – General, Vascular, Thoracic, GU, GYN, ENT, Ophthalmology and Plastic, and Minimally Invasive services

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • AORN

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / sgreene5@northwell.edu


Ben Philip PA-C

Specialty: Surgery

Clinical Interest: General and Vascular Surgery

 

Education:

  • Touro College –BS Physician Assistant Studies
  • Postgraduate PA Surgical Residency at Montefiore Medical Center

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • AASPA –American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants

Contact Information: Phone: 845-461-4496 / bphilip1@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu


Anthony Wong, PA-C

Specialty: Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery

Clinical Interest: Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Valvular Disease, Spinal and Cranial Disorders

 

Education:

  • BA –New York University –Arts and Sciences
  • BS in PA Studies -Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 (OR) / twong1@northwell.edu


Dana Protomastro, RNFA, BSN, CNOR

Specialty: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery

Clinical Interests: All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • RN First Assistant Certification Program
  • NFA at Community College of Southern Nevada
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing:
  • The Catholic University of America

Professional Membership:

  • AORN-Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-494-6920 / dprotomastro@northwell.edu

Anthony Wong, PA-C

Specialty: Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery

Clinical Interest: Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Valvular Disease, Spinal and Cranial Disorders

 

Education:

  • BA –New York University –Arts and Sciences
  • BS in PA Studies -Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 (OR) / twong1@northwell.edu


Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Marsha Hart, RN, FNP-BC

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care, Surgical Services

Clinical Interest: Breast and Gyn Med/Surg Oncology, Plastics and Reconstruction

 

Education:

  • Pace University MSN/BSN
  • Siena College BS
  • Board Certified:  American Nursing Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • ANA (American Nurses Association)
  • ONS (Oncology Nursing Society)
  • NPA (Nurse Practitioner Association)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1499 / mhart3@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu


Craig Steinberg PA-C, MPAS

Specialty: Surgery/Orthopedics

Clinical Interest: Post-Op Infections after total joint replacements

 

Education:

  • BA Psychology – Hunter College
  • BS Health Sciences, PA-C Brooklyn Hospital/ Long Island University
  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies-University of Nebraska College of Medicine & Medical Center
  • Certified: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Membership:

  • AAPA – American Academy of Physician Assistants

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 (OR) / csteinberg@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu

Susan Mogan, ANP-BC

Specialty: Pain management/Palliative care

Clinical Interest: Pain management/Palliative care

 

Education:

  • ANP-BC, MSN Western Connecticut State University
  • BSN Pace University
  • BA Economics State University of New York StonyBrook
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center,  Adult Health Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • AANP
  • Member, American Pain Society
  • Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1764 / smogan1@northwell.edu

Jane Bederka RN, CNOR, CPSN, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interest:
All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing
  • RNFA training

Professional Memberships:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • ASPSN – Association of Plastic Surgical Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • CPSN – Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / jbederka@northwell.edu


Melissa A. Cardel RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing – Columbia-Greene Community College
  • B.P.S in Health Information Management – SUNY Institute of Technology

Professional Membership:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / mcardel@northwell.edu


Cheryl Cerasoli RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery

Clinical Interest: Assisting in the delivery of exceptional surgical outcomes

 

Education:

  • RN First Assistant Certification Program, NIFA Program Front Range College, Westminster, CO.
  • Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Pace University, Pleasantville NY.

Professional Membership:

  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: 914-497-0558/ ccerasoli@northwell.edu


Marsha Hart, RN, FNP-BC

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care, Surgical Services

Clinical Interest: Breast and Gyn Med/Surg Oncology, Plastics and Reconstruction

 

Education:

  • Pace University MSN/BSN
  • Siena College BS
  • Board Certified:  American Nursing Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • ANA (American Nurses Association)
  • ONS (Oncology Nursing Society)
  • NPA (Nurse Practitioner Association)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1499 / mhart3@northwell.edu


Dana Protomastro, RNFA, BSN, CNOR

Specialty: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery

Clinical Interests: All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • RN First Assistant Certification Program
  • NFA at Community College of Southern Nevada
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing:
  • The Catholic University of America

Professional Membership:

  • AORN-Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-494-6920 / dprotomastro@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu


Anthony Wong, PA-C

Specialty: Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery

Clinical Interest: Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Valvular Disease, Spinal and Cranial Disorders

 

Education:

  • BA –New York University –Arts and Sciences
  • BS in PA Studies -Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 (OR) / twong1@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu

Jane Bederka RN, CNOR, CPSN, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interest:
All aspects of surgical care

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing
  • RNFA training

Professional Memberships:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • ASPSN – Association of Plastic Surgical Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • CPSN – Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / jbederka@northwell.edu


Melissa A. Cardel RN, CNOR, RNFA

Specialty:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

Education:

  • A.S. in Nursing – Columbia-Greene Community College
  • B.P.S in Health Information Management – SUNY Institute of Technology

Professional Membership:

  • AORN – Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room
  • RNFA – Registered Nurse First Assistant

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / mcardel@northwell.edu


Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Sue Greene RN, BS, RNFA, CNOR

Specialty: RN First Assistant, Service Mgr. Minimally Invasive, General and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Interest: Robotic Surgery

 

Education:

  • BS- University of Northern Colorado
  • RNFA – University of Southern Nevada
  • AS (Nursing) – Westchester Community College

Professional Experience/Memberships:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital: RN First Assistant, Service Manager – General, Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Westchester Medical Center:
  • Nurse Educator – OR Staff
  • Putnam Hospital Center:
  • Service Manager – General, Vascular, Thoracic, GU, GYN, ENT, Ophthalmology and Plastic, and Minimally Invasive services

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • AORN

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1487 / sgreene5@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu

Lois DeMaio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA, CNOR

Surgical Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Director, Advanced Surgical Practitioners

Specialty: Administration – Surgical Services, First Assist – General, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Urology, Bariatric, Vascular, Thoracic and Robotic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care, Advancement of Surgical Services Specialties

 

Education:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital RN Diploma
  • Mercy College BS in Nursing
  • College of Mount St. Vincent Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified : American Nursing Credential Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NIFA First Assistant Program
  • Iona College Health Care Management Certification

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses CNOR
  • American Nursing Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Co-Chair- Northern Westchester Hospital Advanced Practice Council

Awards & Professional Recognition:

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Award 2015

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1477 / Fax: 914-242-819/ ldemaio@northwell.edu


Ben Philip PA-C

Specialty: Surgery

Clinical Interest: General and Vascular Surgery

 

Education:

  • Touro College –BS Physician Assistant Studies
  • Postgraduate PA Surgical Residency at Montefiore Medical Center

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • AASPA –American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants

Contact Information: Phone: 845-461-4496 / bphilip1@northwell.edu


Doreen Sicotte RN, MSN, FNP-C, RNFA

Specialty: Surgical Assist in Robotics, General, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, Bariatric, ENT and Vascular

Clinical Interest: Perioperative Patient Care

 

Education:

  • Pace University BSN, MSN, FNP
  • ANCC Board Certified
  • National Institute of First Assisting

Professional Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1344 / dsicotte@northwell.edu


Laura Spallina, FNP

Clinical Coordinator for General and Robotic Surgery

Specialty: Perioperative Patient Care

Clinical Interest: Robotic and Minimally Invasive Colorectal, General, Gyn, Urology, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Education:

  • Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Pace University –MS- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified FNP (ANCC)
  • NCC Credential in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Information: Phone: 914-666-1902 / lpelliccio@northwell.edu

For more information about the Advanced Surgical Practitioner Program, call Lois DeMaio at 914.666.1477 or email ldemaio@northwell.edu.