Our Team

Our professional team makes every effort to provide a concierge service. They will make all the necessary appointments including making sure you receive the necessary services indicated for your specific illness. They will assist you with all aspects of surgical scheduling, appointments including consultative services (cardiology, pain management and neurology) and referrals to physical therapy and for spinal imaging. In addition, we have dedicated professionals who will deal with your insurance provider. Our experienced team is here to help alleviate the stresses of dealing with a medical illness.

Cheryl Conwell, DNP

Nurse Practitioner

Cheryl has over 20 years of experience as a nurse practitioner.  She received her BSN and MSN at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY.  In 2009, she went back to school to obtain her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at The University of Medicine and Dentistry. In 2016, she started working for Dr. Girardi. Since her addition, she has contributed enormously to the continued success of the practice. Cheryl is licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida. When Cheryl is not assisting patients she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Marsha Noel, R.N.

Registered Nurse

Marsha has worked with Dr. Girardi for 16 months. She came from HSS Orthopedics and has over 9 years of nursing experience as an LPN and 20 years in healthcare field. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her children and going to theater and traveling.

Andrea Botting

Surgical Scheduler

Andrea has been with Dr. Girardi since 2014. She came to us after working as a coordinator for sports medicine at HSS. She has more than 10 years as a surgical coordinator. Her job is to schedule your surgical procedure and work with you to ensure your pre-op process is stress free. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband and 4-year-old son.

Ebony Martin

Administrative Assistant

Ebony has been with Dr. Girardi since 2014. Her role is to act as the liaison between patients and their insurers. In addition, she assists with setting up your medical procedures from diagnostics to laboratory testing. On her time off she enjoys spending time with family, exercising, and sports.

Rena Kaplan

Administrative Assistant

Rena Kaplan has been working for Dr. Girardi since 2016. She has 20 years of experience in the medical industry. She has a vast amount of knowledge and expertise in the medical insurance field. She uses her skills and experience in order to make scheduling and billing an extremely smooth process for our clients.

Elisa Morrone

Practice Manager

Elisa Morrone has been Dr. Girardi’s office manager since 2015. Before coming to Hospital for Special Surgery, she managed a Pediatric Neurology practice here in New York City. Prior to switching to managing medical practices, Elisa worked as a flight attendant and that led to several managerial roles in the airline industry. Elisa loves making Dr. Girardi’s office an enjoyable experience for patients and staff alike.  She enjoys spending time with her dogs and traveling.

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