Alleghenies Surgical is composed of an expert team of allied health professionals, with extensive experience in pre-operative preparation, surgical procedures and postoperative patient care and support. We are solely dedicated to helping you improve your health and quality of life.
When you come for your appointment at Alleghenies Surgical, you can be sure that you will be provided the best in patient care from an excellent surgical team. Our program sees you as the center of your own healthcare team. We are available and always ready to help you along your journey. Read up on our individual profiles and get to know your healthcare team better.
Nate Sann, CRNP – Nate is our nurse practitioner. A nurse practitioner or NP is a registered professional nurse who is prepared, through advanced graduate education and clinical training, to provide a wide range of healthcare services, including the diagnosis and management of common as well as complex medical conditions to individuals of all ages. NPs diagnose and treat both acute and chronic conditions. They order, perform, interpret and supervise diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays; and they prescribe medications and other treatments.
Nate earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Scranton in 2000. Nate earned his Master’s degree in Nursing at Duquesne University in 2009. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army for 9 years.He has been working in the field of bariatric surgery and weight management for the since 2004. Nate also serves as a faculty member and proctor for Apollo Endosurgery, as well as a consultant for Exam Med. He is the past chair of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Integrated Health Communications Committee. He is currently serving on the ASMBS Integrated Health Executive Council.
Jennifer Beatty, MBA, BSN, CBN is our Case Manager. She graduated from the Conemaugh School of Nursing and became a Registered Nurse in 2004. She practiced nursing on a high acuity, multidisciplinary nursing unit for over 5 years. Within those years she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2007 and became credentialed as a Certified Bariatric Nurse in 2008. She completed her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Saint Francis University.
As our case manager, Jen works directly with all members of your team to move patients efficiently through the preoperative process and handles each case on an individual level. She also assists with the education of patients pre and postoperatively to help seamlessly guide each patient through their individual journey, from start to finish.