BOSTON – Andrew Lederman, MD, has been appointed chief of the Division of Physiatry at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lederman has been a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist at New England Baptist Hospital since 2021.
“It is my pleasure to announce Dr. Andrew Lederman as New England Baptist Hospital’s new chief of the Division of Physiatry,” said David Passafaro, president, NEBH. “Dr. Lederman is very talented in the rehabilitation of joint injuries and pain management and is caring, understanding, and committed to improving the quality of life for his patients. As a former college athlete and hockey coach, he understands the challenges his patients face in their journey to regain their mobility.”
Lederman is double board-certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Spine Intervention Society. Lederman has been invited to teach and lecture both locally and nationally, and has published numerous articles contributing to the advancement of spine, pain, and rehabilitation medicine.
“It’s an honor to be named chief of the Division of Physiatry at New England Baptist Hospital,” said Lederman. “Our team made up of highly specialized physicians, nurses and physical therapists who evaluate and treat pain and disability from head to toe are an incredible team of medical professionals who are deeply dedicated to improving their patients’ quality of life. I am grateful to have the opportunity to lead such an esteemed group of compassionate professionals.”
Lederman completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. After completing medical school at St. George’s University, he completed his internship in general surgery, residency in physiatry and fellowship in pain medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH has been nationally recognized for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes. NEBH is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and conducts teaching programs in collaboration with Harvard Medical School. NEBH has been the official hospital of the Boston Celtics for over 30 years.
New England Baptist Hospital is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and 36,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.