Dana Gerald Brackett, FNP, is a Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner at Orthopaedic Surgical Consultants in Merrillville, Indiana, with over 16 years of experience managing and treating a varied, multigenerational population.
Dana earned his nursing degree from Purdue University Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1993. He went on to receive a liberal arts degree from Indiana University Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1995. For his master’s degree in science management, Dana attended Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut, graduating in 1999. In 2005, Dana qualified as a family nurse practitioner after studying for a master’s degree at Michigan State University, in East Lansing, Michigan.
Dana has previously been an operating room manager and has spent considerable time assisting with orthopaedic surgeries during his career. He’s been responsible for pre-operative work-ups and has extensive experience assisting with surgeries ranging from arthroscopy, joint replacement, and ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction to minimally invasive spine surgery, including disc replacement and spinal fusion.
Dana’s warmth, caring manner, and devotion to his patients, combined with his impressive qualifications and experience, make him an exceptional practitioner.