Who We Are
Alastair Bell, MD, COO
Alastair Bell, MD, MBA
Dr. Alastair Bell is the Chief Operating Officer at Boston Medical Center and in that role he oversees inpatient and outpatient clinical operations, clinical support departments, facilities and environmental services, human resources, marketing, and strategic planning. Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Bell served as BMC’s Vice President for Strategy Implementation where he worked closely with the senior management team to oversee implementation of the ambitious agenda of initiatives that form BMC’s Be Exceptional strategic plan.
Dr. Bell joined BMC from McKinsey and Company in 2012, where he was a leader in the North American Payor and Provider practice. In his 5 years at McKinsey he advised a range of national and international healthcare organizations and while his work spanned strategy, operational and organizational issues, he developed particular expertise in leading large scale transformation programs similar to that being undertaken at BMC. He received his medical degree from the University of Oxford in England and completed his internal medicine training in Oxford and Edinburgh. Dr. Bell also holds a MA degree in Physiology from the University of Cambridge, England, and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.
Prior to his appointment to the Faculty Practice Foundation in 2013, Dr. Creevy served as Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at BMC and BUSM for 15 years. Dr. Creevy received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Boston University. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Boston Medical Center, serving as chief resident, in 1992. This was followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at the Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania before joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine in 1994. In 2001, Dr. Creevy received a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Working in collaboration with department chairs and senior leadership of BMC and BUSM, Dr. Creevy is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the FPF, providing fiscal and operational oversight of the physician organization. He is also Assistant Dean for Faculty Practice at Boston University School of Medicine.
Ravin Davidoff was named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer in 2011. Dr. Davidoff previously served as Vice President of Medical Affairs and CMO at BMC since 2008. Dr. Davidoff received his MBBCh from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital and fellowship in cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Nancy Gaden joined BMC in early 2014. Nancy comes to BMC from Hallmark Health System, where she served as System Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer. In this role, she was a key member of Hallmark’s executive team and directly oversaw patient care services. Under her leadership, Hallmark Health received Magnet Designation from the ANCC. Prior to her tenure at Hallmark, Nancy served in senior Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer roles at Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, South Shore Hospital and Milton Hospital. She received her BS from the University of Rochester, her MS from Boston College and graduated with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Regis College.
Stanley Hochberg joined BMC in 2011. Prior to his appointment, he served as Chief Medical Officer for the BMC HealthNet Plan. Dr. Hochberg received his medical degree from the University of Rochester, where he also completed his residency.
Dr. Hochberg is responsible for Information Technology Services, Quality Improvement and Risk Management, Patient Experience and Infection Control.
Richard Silveria joined BMC in 2010. He previously served as Corporate Director of Revenue Finance for the Partners Healthcare System for more than 12 years, and served VP of Managed Care Finance for the Lawrence General Health System for 10 years. He received his BS degree in education from the University of Massachusetts and his MBA degree from Northeastern University.
Richard Silveria is responsible for oversight of the system financial framework and for finance functions including Treasury, Financial Planning and Budgets, Payment Systems, Managed Care, Supply Chain, Patient Financial Services, Patient Access, Revenue Integrity and Coding.