Spine Surgery

Jill J. Buchinger, APNP

Jill Buchinger is a board‐certified Nurse Practitioner and is licensed as an Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Marian University and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Marian University. She started her nursing career working on a Neuro unit and then transitioned into Critical Care Nursing, where she was a certified critical care nurse and took on a lead nurse role. She is currently employed at NeuroSpine Center of WI. She has worked collaboratively with an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon since 2007. She enjoys helping people through the surgical process. Her office roles include gathering a thorough history, performing physical assessment, working collaboratively with a surgeon to determine assessment and treatment plans and answering patient phone calls to help answer pre‐ and post‐operative questions. She also performs a surgical assistant role and conducts hospital rounds. She enjoys guiding people to a healthier lifestyle.

Jill is a native of the Fox Valley area. She resides here with her husband and two daughters. They enjoy outdoor activities including; camping, snowmobiling, skiing, kayaking and going “up north.” Jill is an avid runner and has completed more than 20 marathons and counting.