Surgical Scheduler: Veronica Pereyra (703-483-4679) deals with all the administrative issues (scheduling, location of surgery, paperwork, etc).

Insurance Benefits Coordinator: Silvia Ferrufino, CPC (703-483-4687) will get in touch with your insurance company and check your benefits; she will contact you soon after you schedule surgery. If you have any additional billing/benefits questions, please contact Silvia.

Medical Questions: April Cournoyer PAC and Lauren Anderson PAC (703-483-4656) are board-certified Physician Assistants with over 9 years of experience in spine and will address any medical questions that you may have about your condition, medications, treatment or surgery.

If you would like to speak directly to Dr. Pateder, please let April or Lauren know and he will call you back (typically at the end of the day).