Deborah Ilkowski, BSN, RNFA, CNOR

RN First Assistant, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey
  • The Principles of RN First Assisting, RNFA Core Curriculum/AORN Accredited, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico


  • RNFA Course Certificate, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room, Competency and Credentialing Institute

Special Interests

  • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting