Teresita Devera, MSN CRNP ANP-BC Nurse Practitioner

Teresita DeVera is a nurse practitioner in the department of neurosurgery at Jefferson University Hospital. She has 19 years of experience in both spinal and functional neurosurgery, starting as a nurse in the ICU setting, now working as a nurse practitioner directly under the guidance of Dr. Ashwini Sharan and Dr. Chengyuan Wu. She collaborates with her physicians, managing and educating patients with chronic pain, epilepsy, and movement disorders. One of her goals as a nurse practitioner is to improve patient outcomes by increasing APP involvement and bridging the gap in communication between treating physicians.