Krissa Cetner, NP

Krissa Cetner is a nurse practitioner for the ARJR Service at Hospital for Special Surgery.  She has worked as an RA at Hospital for Special Surgery in the preoperative call center and at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with the chief of the ARJR service.  Krissa is involved in educating both the community and her colleagues about orthopedic issues. She has given talks on osteoarthritis representing HSS and on osteoporosis and osteoarthritis through the United States Bone and Joint Initiative.

Krissa is also very involved in the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board.  She has served on the Education Committee for Activities and Products reviewing webinars, posters, and podium presentations.  She is an ONCB ambassador, assisting fellow nurses and nurse practitioners in their quest for orthopedic certification.  She is also on the ONCB Recertification Committee, auditing RNs who are re-certifying for their orthopaedic nurse certification.  She was the Vice Chair Elect for the Recertification Committee in 2017 and advanced into the chair position in 2018.  She recently became published in NAON's Orthopaedic Nursing Journal.

Krissa completed both her BSN and MSN at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.  She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and is board certified through the ANCC and has been a Certified Orthopaedic Nurse since 2012 through the ONCB.

Krissa is an avid runner, cyclist, swimmer, yogi, and all around fitness enthusiast. She has run two New York City marathons, over 50 half marathons, triathlons, and duathlons.  She enjoys craft beers, wine, and spending time with loved ones.


Master of Science, Nursing, Long Island University, New York, 2016

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Long Island University, New York, 2016

Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology, New York, 2003

Associate of Science, Nursing, Adirondack Community College, New York, 2007


American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, 2017

Orthopaedic Nurse Certification Board – Orthopaedic Nurse Certification, 2012

State Licensure

New York

Practice Area: Postoperative Care (ARJR)

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