Joel Szymczak, RNFA

Joel Szymczak, RNFAJoel Szymczak, RNFA

Joel joined Lakeshore Orthopedic Group in January of 2004 and is the primary assistant to Dr. Fitzgerald.

Joel graduated from Forestville High School in 1982 and started working at Brooks Memorial Hospital as an orderly after graduation. He attended Jamestown Community College where he received an Associate’s Degree in Nursing 1989 and became an RN.

Joel worked in the Intensive Care Unit at Brooks, then transferred to the Operating Room in 1990 where he remained for 14 years.

In 2003 he attended the University of Buffalo for certification as a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) and also received certification as an OR nurse, (CNOR).  Joel and his wife live in Sheridan with their two children.