Our Support Staff


Our nurse practitioners are board-certified and licensed to practice medicine. They assist our physicians in diagnosing and treating patients, ordering and reviewing diagnostic tests, and writing prescriptions.

Photograph of Beverly Elliott, BSN, MS, ANP-C

Beverly Elliott, BSN, MS, ANP-C

Beverly Elliott has been with North Suffolk Cardiology since 2004. She received her BSN degree from the University of Miami and her MSN degree from Molloy College, and is board certified in AANP and ANCC. Ms. Elliott has outstanding experience and expertise in electrophysiology and device arrhythmia management. Beverly is a certified cardiac device specialist (CCDS) and manages North Suffolk Cardiology's device clinic; helping hundreds of our patients to live with and maintain normal function of their pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Deborah Schwartz,  BSN, MS, ANP-C, CEPS

Deborah Schwartz received her Bachelors of Nursing at SUNY Brockport and her Masters of Science at Stony Brook University. She is board certified (AANP) and has practiced as a nurse practitioner since 2004 developing a unique set of skills. She brings a significant amount of experience in a diversity of areas including cardiac electrophysiology, clinical cardiology and cardiology research. She was recently recruited from the Division of Cardiology at Stony Brook University Medical Center and is a certified electrophysiology specialist (CEPS) with extensive experience in antiarrhythmic medications, cardiac arrhythmia management, peri procedural management of cardiac invasive procedures and clinical cardiology.


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Elisa Stickelman,  BSN, MS, ANP-C

Elisa Stickelman is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health since 2003. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Adelphi University and her Masters of Science in Nursing at New York State University at Stony Brook.  Her area of interest is in general clinical cardiology and nuclear stress testing.  She has been with North Suffolk Cardiology since 2005.