Dena Dzialo, BSN, RN, ONC

Nurse Manager

Dena began her career as a bedside nurse specializing in orthopeadics and neurosurgery at St. Vincent’s 13 years ago. During this time she has focused on providing exceptional care at the bedside while ensuring patient safety and satisfaction.

As a nursing leader, Dena is committed to building and supporting an extraordinary nursing team and collaborates with all care providers in order to ensure high quality patient care. She also leads the nursing team in improving unit-based orthopaedic quality measures which improve patient outcomes and support our Certification as a Center of Excellence in Hip and Knee Replacement.

Dena received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Vincent’s college and a certification in Orthopedic Nursing. She also received the Daisy Award in 2014 which recognizes nurses who practice with great compassion.

Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at St. Vincent's Medical Center