Elizabethwin Gutgesell, NP

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Transplant Medicine
Elizabethwin (LIbby) Gutgesell, NP


Elizabethwin (Libby) Gutgesell, NP, is a UW Health nurse practitioner specializing in advanced heart failure and heart transplant care.

Elizabethwin cares for patients with severe heart conditions in hospital and clinical settings. She helps those with low heart function manage their symptoms and preserve their cardiac health through medications and rehabilitation. She assists in evaluating and preparing patients with advanced heart failure for transplant or placement of a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD (an implanted pump that improves heart function).

Dedicated to helping people navigate challenging moments, Elizabethwin strives to build meaningful relationships with her patients and their families. Through open communication and active listening, she helps patients make important decisions about their health. She collaborates with her team to ensure that her patients receive high-quality care through every phase of their treatment and recovery.

In her free time, Elizabethwin enjoys yoga and hiking in in state parks.

I strive to ensure that my patients feel comfortable coming to me with their concerns so that we can work together to improve their health.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Areas of expertise