John Mullen, MD
Francis Hornicek, MD, PhD Director & Surgeon
Frank X. Pedlow, Jr. MD Surgeon
Kevin Raskin, MD Surgeon
Joseph Schwab, MD Surgeon
Al Ferreira, RN Nurse Coordinator
Anne Fiore, NP Nurse Practitioner
Yen-Lin Chen, MD Radiation Oncologist
Thomas DeLaney, MD Radiation Oncologist
Norbert Liebsch, MD, PhD Radiation Oncologist
Karen Berstien MD Radiation Oncologist
Edwin Choy, MD, PhD Medical Oncologist
Scott Plotkin, MD, PhD Medical Oncologist
Gregory Cote, MD Medical Oncologist
Judianne Henderson, NP Nurse Practitioner
Frederick Barker, MD Neurosurgeon
Lawrence Borges, MD Neurosurgeon
William Curry, MD Neurosurgeon
Alex Haynes, MD
William Gerald Austen, MD
Eric Liao, MD, PhD
Susan Kattapuram, MD
Daniel Rosenthal, MD
G. Petur Nielsen, MD
Stacey Gray, MD
Eric Holbrook, MD
Derrick Lin, MD
Benjamin S. Bleier, M.D
. ENT Surgeon
Francis Hornicek, MD, PhD Co-Director
Ramnik Xavier, MD Co-Director
Zhenfeng Duan, MD, PhD
Joseph Schwab, MD Surgeon
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"Helping patients through a diagnosis and treatment of chordoma has been the most rewarding experience of my 30 year career as a nurse"
Al Ferreira, RN
Degree in Nursing from Northeastern University.
Major Continuing Education Courses
Waltham Hospital - Critical Care Course
Deaconess Hospital - Intra Aortic Balloon Pump Course
Harvard Medical School - Mini Course in Critical Care Medicine
Midas Rex Institute - Modern Dissection Techniques in Bone, Biometals, and Bioplastics.
PACU Education and Quality Assurance Committees
OR JCAHO preparation committee
OR Redesign Committee
Center to track surgical times
Jordan Hospital Y2K committee
Product Standardization Committee
National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
Sullivan, E., Veilleux, R., Sherry, V., Lanchester, J. Ferreira, A. (2009) Development and Implementation of a Perioperative Tracking Program. Poster at ASPAN conference.
Ferreira. A. (1991) Current concepts in sepsis. Greater Boston Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Chronicle.
Ferreira. A. (1984) Postoperative management in adult liver transplantation. Bulletin of the Mass. Society of Post Anesthesia Nurses.
Rotondo RL , Folkert W, Liebsch NJ, Chen YL , Pedlow FX , Schwab JH , Rosenberg AE , Nielsen GP , Szymonifka J, Ferreira AE, Hornicek FJ , DeLaney TF . (2015) High-dose proton-based radiation therapy in the management of spine chordomas: outcomes and clinicopathological prognostic factors. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Dec;23(6):788-97.
After graduating from Northeastern University, Al’s 30-year clinical career includes working in critical care, post-anesthesia, perioperative, and orthopedic nursing. In addition, he has worked as a clinical analyst in information systems and as a perioperative informatics consultant for two software firms.