Medical Center, 535 Mountain Avenue, New Providence, NJ
Before joining Summit Medical Group, Julie L. Benton, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, was an adult nurse practitioner with Evercare of New York and New Jersey. She also has been a nurse practitioner with Cardiovascular Medicine of Northwest Atlanta, Georgia, and Amsterdam Nursing Home in New York City. She began her nursing career at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, where she was a senior staff nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor for new registered nurses.
Ms. Benton's expertise includes geriatric nursing as well as a wide range of care for patients. She is adept at collaborating with physicians, nursing staff, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nutritionists to ensure that patients get the comprehensive care they need. In addition to diagnosing, treating, and managing acute and chronic health problems, Ms. Benton prescribes medications and orders diagnostic tests. She is skilled at counseling patients and their families about treatment and advanced care planning.
When she is not working with her patients, Ms. Benton enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her family and friends.