Dr. Virginia Londahl Ramsey obtained her BSN at West Virginia University in Morgantown,
her Master’s degree and Nurse Anesthesia degree at La Roche University and Allegheny
Valley Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia in Pittsburgh, PA, and her Doctorate in
Nurse Anesthesia Practice at Texas Wesleyan University in Dallas, Fort Worth. She
is a Board Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who specializes primarily in cardiac
anesthesia, she provides anesthesia to various types of surgical patients. She has
also recently been internationally certified as an expert in Healthcare Simulation
Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Florida Gulf Coast University Doctorate Program of Nurse Anesthesiology, as well as a practicing CRNA in local community-based hospitals. She has been a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for over 20 years and is also involved with the Florida Association of Nurse Anesthesia. Virginia has presented her research; which includes constipation prevention with the orthopedic surgical patient at the National level. Her research findings have been implemented by the National Society of Hospital Medicine, as part of a national initiative to prevent opioid-based constipation. Her latest research and publication include optimizing safety with local anesthesia levels in obstetrical patients during epidural placement. In the recent past, she has collaborated with a Philadelphia-based orthopedic group by developing preoperative protocols to prevent constipation during orthopedic surgery to improve the patient experience. Current research includes Simulation Education during a Pandemic and Perioperative Cannabis Screening.
As part of her service commitments at the national and state level; she serves as an item writer for the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthesia, the Nurse Anesthesia Council of Accreditation, as well as a committee member for the Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists and advocates for her profession. Virginia also collaborates with a local Breast Surgeon by increasing awareness of breast health and wellness to her community. When she is not working, you will find her at the gym, running her children around town, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
- Dr. Londal-Ramsey has extensive clinical experience that specializes in cardiac anesthesia, in Pittsburgh, PA, New Jersey, and locally in Naples, FL. NCH, and Physicians Regional Hospital.