Deirdre Shea, RN, MSN, NP is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of orthopedic nursing experience. She graduated from Boston College School of Nursing in 1996 where she earned her RN and BSN. She went on to Duke University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program and completed her MSN in 2003. She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society of Nursing. She received the Dean’s Award for Leadership at Boston College and Duke. Deirdre has served as clinical instructor to nursing students at Northeastern University along with precepting many RN and NP students throughout her career. She is licensed as and RN in Massachusetts and is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining MZO, Deirdre was a member of the MGH Sports Medicine staff. She works under the supervision of Dr. Zilberfarb, evaluating and treating patients with a variety of orthopedic problems.
Meeks & Zilberfarb Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is providing TELEMEDICINE visits to help those with orthopedic issues during the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Zilberfarb will also see patients in the Brookline and Dedham offices with urgent needs. The Dedham office has re-opened.
Medicare and many other insurance plans are waiving deductibles and co-pays for telehealth appointments during the pandemic emergency. Please call the number on the back of your insurance card to see if you qualify.
For office visits, the staff and physicians at Meeks & Zilberfarb Orthopedics are following all Massachusetts Department of Health and CDC guidelines. Please wear a mask to your appointment and follow social distancing measures.