Benita S. Varghese, APN

Benita Varghese, APN
Specialties
Family Nurse Practitioner
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Hindi
Malayalam
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.
Hospitalist
Valley’s hospitalists treat inpatients exclusively and do not have office-based practices. They work in collaboration with a patient’s primary physician, providing care throughout the patient’s stay.

Location(s)

VMG - Hospitalist Physicians

The Valley Hospital
223 North Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-447-8618
Fax: 201-251-3302

Education

Education

MSN, Dominican College At Orangeburg, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2015 - 2018

BSN, Armed Forces Medical College, India, 1985 - 1989

Board Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center - Certified, 2019

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Any disease conditions that are being admitted by the hospitalists both for observation overnight or for inpatient stay such as:
Upper respiratory illnesses;
Respiratory cases with asthma, COPD, pneumonia;
Chest pain or angina;
GI issues such as abdominal pain, GI bleed, bowel obstructions, diverticulitis, colitis, appendicitis, cholecystitis etc.;
Angioedema, cellulitis;
TIA or stroke-like symptoms;
Urinary tract infections or sepsis, etc.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Difficult IV start, difficult blood draws, removal of central lines, drains, NG tube or kaofeed tube insertions, foley catheter insertions, etc., to name a few.

Describe some of your professional highlights.

I am a board certified Advanced Practice Nurse ,who is currently performing in the role of Hospitalist/House APN.
I am a certified CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse ) with over 25 years of critical care experience, including ICU/CCU/IMC and cardiac cath lab/electrophysiology lab at The Valley Hospital.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

I am compassionate and caring with great empathy and sympathy for the sick and ailing people, hence I chose this profession which helps me to do my best for patients. My years of experience and service at Valley have made me comfortable enough to reach out to the right resources to provide safe and quality care to the patients entrusted to my care. I feel confident to address any concerns or issues related to patient care.

What inspired you to become a doctor?

My parents, my coworkers and my superiors who had the trust and confidence in my abilities as a critical care nurse.

Insurance

Valley Medical Group providers accept the following plans.