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.