Meet Our Hospitalists

Hospitalist Program Facilitators

Chetan Dodhia, MDChetan Dodhia, MD
Medical Director, Hospitalist Program

Kassi Holgate
Manager, Medical Affairs & Business Development



Madhuri Chandnani, MD

Karen Glatfelter, MD

Anil Jha, MD


Alphonsus Kung, MD 


Fehmida Lakhi-Washwell, MD


Ryan McCaffrey, MD

Farrukh Mohammed, MD

Nyssa Melendez-Rios, MD

Faruk Obut, MD

Smriti Vaid, MD


Natalia Vilissova, MD

Ekaterina Zilberfayn, MD


Nurse Practitioners

Anita Ash, NP

Kristen Devito, NP

Jacqueline Ferrari, NP

Melvin Alex Garcia, DNP, NP-C

Rebecca LaFrance, NP

Deborah Mansfield, NP


Valerie Nydam, NP



The Medical Specialty concerned with correction or prevention of disorders of the bone and associated muscles and joints. 

Orthopedic Hospitalists
Jason Reid, MD

Ortho Trauma Surgeon


Kerry Hanssen, PA-C


Maria Pollicelli, PA-C

Dawn Bollhardt, NP

Program Manager, Orthopedics, Hospitalist NP in EDOU

Palliative Care

Palliative care offers specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses, and is provided by a team of doctors, nurses, and other specialists who work together with patients and their families for an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment.

Palliative and Supportive Care Services

Any member of the patient’s healthcare team, or their family, may request an evaluation by calling the palliative care team:

Maureen Couture, MSW, LICSW
Lawrence General Hospital Palliative and Supportive Care Services
Office Phone: 978-683-4000 ext. 2110
Cell Phone: 978-376-6534
Fax: 978-946-8206 

Maureen Couture, MSW, LICSW

Intensive Care Unit

The intensive care unit is a unit in the hospital where seriously ill patients are cared for. 

ICU Nurse Practitioners
Laurice Canning, NP
Jennifer Fleming, NP

Michelle Perry, NP


ICU Physician

John Brady, MD

Frequently Asked Questions