Monica Sweenie
Nuclear Medical Technologist


Monica Sweenie is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a degree in Radiation Science/Radiologic Technology. She has been with Bellevue Cardiology since 2017. She performs nuclear diagnostic tests such as heart imaging and stress testing.

Lisa Ehlert
Echo and Vascular Ultrasound Technologist
Lisa Ehlert is a graduate of the Nebraska Methodist College with a degree in Cardiovascular Sonography and is Board certified in both adult echocardiography and vascular technology. She has been with Bellevue Cardiology since 2014. Lisa loves her work and enjoys getting to know her patients as she performs various procedures, including echocardiograms, carotid, arterial and venous ultrasounds.

When not caring for patients, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and five children. Her hobbies include running, cooking, attending her kid’s sporting and school activities, and volunteering her time with the youth ministry at her church.


Dr. John J. Cimino

Dr. Cimino has been practicing medicine for over 27 years since completing his specialty training in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography. He received his doctor of medicine from Creighton University School of Medicine and completed his post graduate residency training and fellowships in Cardiology and Angioplasty at St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL. He maintains board certification in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear and Adult Echocardiography. Dr.  Cimino and his wife Holly are Omaha natives and have been married since 1993. They have five children. Dr. Cimino enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing classical guitar.