Nurse Practitioners

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

Nurse Practitioners perform comprehensive and focused physical examinations; diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and injuries; provide immunizations; manage high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and other chronic health problems; order and interpret diagnostic tests such as X-Rays and EKGs, as well as laboratory tests; prescribe medications and therapies, perform procedures, and educate and counsel patients and their families regarding healthy lifestyles and health care options.


SUSAN U. HAIKES, MSN NP-C


SUSAN U. HAIKES, MSN NP-C

SUSAN U. HAIKES, MSN NP-C

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Professional Orthopaedic Associates’ take a team approach to your rapid recovery. An integral component of that team is our highly skilled nurse practitioner. In addition to her excellent education, Susan has many years of experience in Primary Care, Emergency Medicine and in Orhopaedics. She works very closely with you and your physician to provide exceptional health care delivery.
Masters in Science: University of Scranton
Bachelor of Science: University of Scranton
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – 1997
Licensure: Pennsylvania Board of Nursing – 1993
Member: Nurse Practitioners of Northeast PA
Sigma Theta Tau National
Nursing Honor Society

Jo Ann M. Stiteler, MSN NP-C


JO ANN M. STITELER, MSN NP-C

Jo Ann M. Stiteler

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Professional Orthopaedic Associates’ take a team approach to your rapid recovery. An integral component of that team is our highly skilled nurse practitioner. In addition to her excellent education, Jo Ann has many years of experience in Emergency Medicine and Orhopaedics. She works very closely with you and your physician to provide exceptional health care delivery.
Masters in Science: Misericordia University
Bachelor of Science: The University of the State of New York Regents College
Nursing Diploma: Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – 1999
Licensure: Pennsylvania Board of Nursing – 1987
Member: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Nurse Practitioners of Northeast PA
Sigma Theta Tau National
Nursing Honor Society

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