The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management at Massachusetts General Hospital comprises certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), anesthesiologists, surgeons, medical students and residents, and researchers. Each year, we deliver more than 42,000 anesthetics across 25 locations on the Mass General campus.

What is a CRNA?

In 1846, the first successful public demonstration of the use of ether for surgical anesthesia was performed at Mass General and changed the surgical experience for patients. CRNAs have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States, and Boston community, for more than 150 years. CRNAs have worked at Mass General for a few decades, but in greater numbers only recently.

Our CRNAs are licensed, registered, advanced-practice providers. After gaining an extensive background in critical care medicine, CRNAs enter accredited graduate schools and specialize in nurse anesthesia. After receiving a master’s degree and/or doctorate in nurse anesthesia, CRNAs obtain board certification and enter every clinical practice setting. At Mass General, we practice a care team model to:

  • Review patients' medical history
  • Assist in selection of the type of anesthesia used for specific procedures
  • Administer anesthetics
  • Monitor patients during procedures
  • Provide immediate post-anesthesia care

At Mass General, CRNAs are well-rounded clinicians who can perform in versatile environments and have access to a myriad of educational and research opportunities. Mass General anesthetizing locations are dynamic and offer variety in procedures, settings and patients. CRNAs are integral members of the department and passionate about patient safety and process improvement.

Our CRNAs

Anne Que, CRNA

Anne Que, CRNA
Chief Nurse Anesthetist

Jennifer Porter, CRNA

Jennifer Porter, CRNA
Associate Chief CRNA

Bhavika Shah, CRNA

Bhavika Shah, CRNA
Associate Chief CRNA

Kate Slattery, CRNA

Kate Slattery, CRNA
Associate Chief CRNA

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Eric Bergman, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Jacy Bessolo, CRNA

Jacy Bessolo, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Samantha Brandl, CRNA

Samantha Brandl, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Molly Campbell

Molly Campbell, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Lisa M. Chyka

Lisa M. Chyka, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Stephanie Counihan, CRNA

Stephanie Counihan, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Celeste Day, CRNA

Celeste Day, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

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David De La Hoz, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Lindsay Devers, CRNA

Lindsay Devers, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Erica Domingo, CRNA

Erica Domingo, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Kelly Dougherty, CRNA

Kelly Dougherty, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Camie Doyle, CRNA

Camie Doyle, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Elizabeth Faber, CRNA

Elizabeth Faber, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Mary Foley, CRNA

Mary Foley, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Katherine Hantke, CRNA

Katherine Hantke, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Nichole Harrington, CRNA

Nichole Harrington, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Katie Holdt, CRNA

Katie Holdt, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Paul Howard, CRNA

Paul Howard, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Kayla Jefferson, CRNA

Kayla Jefferson, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Allison Keck, CRNA

Allison Keck, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Sandra R. Klein, CRNA

Sandra R. Klein, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Laura Konieczna, CRNA

Laura Konieczna, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Stephanie Lankford, CRNA

Stephanie Lankford, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Dana Larimer, CRNA

Dana Larimer, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Joshua Lea, CRNA

Joshua Lea, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Vivien Li, CRNA

Vivien Li, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Susan M. Maher, CRNA

Susan M. Maher, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Dan Murphy, CRNA

Dan Murphy, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Michael Murphy, CRNA

Michael Murphy, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Casey Owens, CRNA

Casey Owens, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Meghan Pattavina, CRNA

Meghan Pattavina, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

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Katherine Polihrom, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

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Sonia Qassamali, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Lauren Ramini, CRNA

Lauren Ramini, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Nicole R. Remare, CRNA

Nicole R. Remare, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Shauna Ring, CRNA

Shauna Ring, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Jill Robinson, CRNA

Jill Robinson, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Heather Saitta, CRNA

Heather Saitta, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Emily Sheridan, CRNA

Emily Sheridan, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Melanie Stipp, CRNA

Melanie Stipp, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Megan Squires, CRNA

Megan Squires, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

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Vanessa Tran, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Maria Van Pelt, CRNA

Maria Van Pelt, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Jen Venafra, CRNA

Jen Venafra, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Kelly Weafer, CRNA

Kelly Weafer, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Laura Whalen, CRNA

Laura Whalen, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Shauna Williams, CRNA

Shauna Williams, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Lisa Zappala, CRNA

Lisa Zappala, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist

Join our Team

As a CRNA at Mass General, you will be part of a world-class institution that is leading in anesthesia research, education and community service.

To submit your online application, visit our careers website and enter the keyword, "CRNA." Applications are reviewed on a continual basis. Qualified applicants will be contacted by a human resources representative.

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