Faculty & Staff

The Mass General Corrigan Minehan Heart Center offers a personalized approach to cardiac care.

Doctors

Advanced Practice Clinicians

  • Alexis Auger, MSN, NP-BC

    617-643-7022

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: Valvular heart disease, catheter-based heart valve treatments (MitraClip /TAVR), aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, aortic insufficiency, bicuspid aortic valve

  • Katelyn Bufe, NP

    617-726-2898

    Nurse Practitioner
    General Inpatient Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: Valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, cardio-oncology, thoracic aortic disease, heart failure, arrhythmias

  • Lynne Chevoya, NP

    617-726-6742

    Nurse Practitioner
    Interventional Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: Coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease

  • Christine DeFranco, NP-C

    617-726-2898

    Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, cardio-oncology, thoracic aortic disease, congestive heart failure/cardiomyopathies

  • Matthew A. Johnson, NP

    617-726-5557

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Clinical Interests: Cardiac arrhythmia ablations, atrial fibrillation and flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, stroke prevention, cardiac devices

  • Irene C. MacEachern, NP

    617-724-0800

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiac Surgery

    Clinical Interests: Bilingual: English/Spanish

  • Susan McDermott, NP

    617-726-6475

    Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology Lead NP
    Atrial Fibrillation Program

    Clinical Interests: General cardiology, aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, coronary artery disease, heart failure

  • Melissa Ann McNamara, NP

    617-726-4662

    Nurse Practitioner, Atrial Fibrillation Program Coordinator
    Cardiology/Electrophysiology

    Clinical Interests: Cardiac arrhythmias

  • Alysia J Monaco, NP

    617-724-0800

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiac Surgery

  • Casey O’Boyle, NP

    617-724-1094

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

    Clinical Interests: Cardiac arrhythmias, pacemakers, ICDs, cardiac resynchronization therapy, syncope

  • Caitlin Hynes O'Callaghan, ASN, BSN, RN, MSH, CNP

    617-724-0122

    Nurse Practitioner
    Structural Heart Disease Program, Congenital Heart Disease Program, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program

    Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, structural heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, interventional cardiology

  • Mary P. Orencole, ANP

    617-726-7693

    Adult Nurse Practitioner
    Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program

    Clinical Interests: Heart failure, atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias, advanced heart failure diagnostic devices, remote monitoring and diabetes
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  • Debra Pereira, NP-C

    617-643-0813

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardio-oncology Program, General Clinical Cardiology Program

    Clinical Interests: Cancer treatment, coronary artery disease, valve disease, congestive heart failure, arrythmias, hypertension, hyperlipidemia

  • Patricia L. Reed, MS, APRN, BC

    781-487-2800

    Nurse Practitioner, Coordinator of the Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) Program
    Cardio-oncology Program, General Clinical Cardiology Program

    Clinical Interests: Venous disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), stroke & carotid artery disease, brain aneurysm/AV malformation, aortic disease, abdominal/thoracic aneurysms, visceral vascular disease

  • Patricia A. Riley, MSN, ACNP-BC

    617-724-1740

    Nurse Practitioner
    Thoracic Aortic Center

    Clinical Interests: Thoracic aortic disease, cardiac valve disease

  • Jacqueline Anne Ruckel, ANP

    617-643-5387

    Adult Nurse Practitioner
    Heart Failure Transitions Clinic

    Clinical Interests: Congestive heart failure, general cardiology

  • Kimberly Smith, NP-C

    617-643-8432

    Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Heart failure, valve disease, arrhythmias

  • Beth P. Snyder, NP

    617-643-2742

    Nurse Practitioner
    Interventional Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: Coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, interventional cardiology

  • Vinessa Tjoa, NP

    617-643-7003

    Nurse Practitioner
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

    Clinical Interests: Atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachyarrythmias, long QT syndrome, bradyarrhythmias

  • Catharine (Katy) Wetzel, C-NP

    617-724-2923

    Nurse Practitioner
    Interventional Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: Carotid artery disease (CAD), prevention and risk factor modification, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, vascular medicine