Elizabeth Russeau is a board-certified Family Nurse-Practitioner at Deerfield Dermatology. Elizabeth has over 8 years of extensive medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology experience initially as a registered nurse shortly followed by as a Nurse Practitioner.
Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Illinois. Upon graduation, she worked on an intensive care unit in the hospital, where she honed her clinical skills caring for critically ill patients and their families. In 2015, working as a Registered Nurse in Dermatology, Elizabeth found her true passion. During that time, she realized that she had a desire to do more for her patients and returned to school to receive her advanced practice degree. She attended Olivet Nazarene University and obtained a Master of Science degree in nursing.
Elizabeth is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has been in practice since 2018. She is an active member of Dermatology Nurses Association and the Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is committed to continued education and staying up to date on all the latest research and trends in dermatology.
Elizabeth values the opportunity to serve patients of all ages and treat a variety of skin conditions. While she enjoys all aspects of the field including medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology, she has a special interest in treating acne, rosacea, hair loss and aesthetic medicine. She is also experienced in performing skin cancer screenings, surgical removal of common skin growths, and acne scarring treatments. But above all, Elizabeth enjoys creating a partnership with her patients to develop an individualized treatment plan to meet each patient's goals. She is passionate about educating her patients and helping them achieve their optimal skin health from both a medical and wellness perspective.
She lives in the city of Chicago with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Training & Education
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) at the Urbana-Champaign regional program
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Olivet Nazarene University
Degree: Master of Science in Nursing, FNP Program
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
- Family Nurse Practitioner Certification through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
- Illinois Certified Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse
- Drug Enforcement Agency License
- Basic Life Support Certification
- Dermatology Nurses Association, NP Society
- Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
- Diversity in Dermatology