Nurse Practitioners

You can learn more about our nurse practitioners below.

Linda Bartleson, NP
Offices: Lawrenceville, Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Education: MS in Nursing from La Salle University; PMC in Adult NP from La Salle University
Hospital Affiliations: Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, St. Mary Medical Center

Linda Bartleson is a life-long Bucks County, Pennsylvania resident. Linda began her career in nursing at Mercer Medical Center in Trenton, NJ where she held various positions in Critical Care as well as Administration prior to joining Mercer Bucks Cardiology. Linda received both her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Nursing from LaSalle University. Linda resides in Langhorne with her husband and daughters.

Elaine Fidler, NP
Offices: Lawrenceville, Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Family Nurse Practitioner
Education: BS in Nursing from The College of New Jersey; MS in Nursing from The College of New Jersey
Hospital Affiliations: Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, St. Francis Medical Center, St. Mary Medical Center

Elaine Fidler began her career at Saint Francis Medical Center in 1977. She has been affiliated with Saint Mary Medical Center since 1982 and has seen the hospital grow from a small community hospital to a large medical center. Elaine has been employed with Mercer Bucks Cardiology since 2007. She was born and raised in Bucks County and still lives there with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the theatre, working in her yard, and caring for her pot-bellied pig.

Terri Jordan,
Offices: Lawrenceville, Robbinsville
Certifications: Family Nurse Practitioner
Education: BS in Nursing from Temple University;MS in Nursing from Rutgers University
Hospital Affiliations: Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, St. Francis Medical Center



Louise Joyce, NP
Offices: Robbinsville, Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Education: BS in Nursing from University of Scranton; MS in Nursing from University of Pennsylvania
Hospital Affiliations: Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton

Louise Joyce is a Mercer County native who has worked for Mercer Bucks Cardiology since 2009. She graduated from The University of Scranton in 2004 with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She started her nursing career in Philadelphia working in cardiothoracic surgery. She graduated from The University of Pennsylvania in 2009 with a master’s degree in the Adult Health Nurse Practitioner Program. She is a ANCC board certified nurse practitioner.

Louise resides locally in Mercer County with her husband. In her free time, Louise enjoys both snow and water skiing, running, traveling, cooking and watching football and baseball. She also loves to walk and play outside with her dog.

Jin Lee, NP
Offices: Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Education: BS in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy University; MS in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University
Hospital Affiliations: St. Mary Medical Center

Jin Lee received her undergraduate degree from Gwynedd Mercy University. She attended Thomas Jefferson University where she received her Master’s degree in nursing specializing in Adult Health. She is a board certified Advanced Practice Nurse with the ANCC. She is a Cardiac Care Associate with the American College of Cardiology and a member in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Jin worked as a cardiology nurse practitioner in the acute care setting at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and joined Mercer Bucks Cardiology in February 2015 where she works with patients in both the hospital and outpatient setting. Jin grew up and currently resides in Bucks County. She enjoys running and competing in local races.

Denise Max, NP
Offices: Lawrenceville, Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Education: MS in Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions; PMC in Acute Care NP from Allegheny University of Health Science
Hospital Affiliations: Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, St. Mary Medical Center

Denise Max joined Mercer Bucks Cardiology in 1999 as its first Nurse Practitioner. She worked as a nurse in all aspects of cardiac nursing prior to becoming an NP, including in cardiac medical and surgical step-down units and cardiac catheterization labs. She also worked as a CHF/transplant NP prior to joining MBC. She lives in Mercer County with her husband and 3 children.

Colleen Owens, NP
Offices: Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Education: MS in Nursing/Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner from Thomas Jefferson University
Hospital Affiliations: St. Mary Medical Center

Colleen Owens received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Holy Family University in Philadelphia. After obtaining her bachelors degree she worked for several years at Jefferson Torresdale division formerly Aria Health Torresdale campus as a Registered nurse on the telemetry unit. While working as an RN at Aria, Colleen cared for acutely ill patients with a variety of cardiac conditions. During her time at Aria she served as a member of the wound care committee. She then pursued her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. She was inducted into the Delta Rho Honor’s Society during her education at Jefferson. Colleen worked as a Cardiology Nurse Practitioner at Heart Care Associates in Bucks County prior to joining Mercer Bucks Cardiology. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology. Colleen prides herself on treating every patient as if they were a member of her family.

Colleen grew up in Northeast Philadelphia. She now lives in Ivyland with her husband Michael and their 2 beautiful children. Colleen is a self proclaimed food connoisseur and she spends her free time enjoying her family and friends.

Julianna Roccograndi, NP
Offices: Pheasant Run @ Newtown
Certifications: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Education: MS in Nursing, Adult Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Program from University of Pennsylvania
Hospital Affiliations: St. Mary Medical Center

Julianna Roccograndi is an acute care nurse practitioner. Having more than 24 years of diverse experiences, especially in cardiology, acute care and critical care.

She received her bachelors of science in nursing from Bloomfield College, where she received a service award and Florence Nightingale award at the time of graduation. Julianna began her career at Saint Barnabas medical center in the critical care unit. As a staff registered nurse and eventually a preceptor and charge nurse. She went on to earn a Masters of Science in nursing from the Acute Care Nurse Practitioners program at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Specializing in Adult Critical Care.

After graduation, Julianna joined a cardiology practice and worked at Graduate hospital and then Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Since 2004, she has worked with Heart Care of Bucks County. Recently she has joined Mercer Bucks Cardiology and Jefferson Health System. Julianna Roccograndi is an experienced acute care nurse practitioner and has worked in cardiology since 1989. Julianna is board certified: acute care nurse practitioner specializing in adult critical care.

She has a special interest and women with cardiovascular disease and heart failure. She currently resides in Montgomery county with her husband and three children.

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