About Us

Timothy R. Kelliher, MD

Dr. Kelliher, originally from Brockton, Massachusetts, transplanted to the North Shore in the late 90's. He attended Boston University for both college (with a Biology major and English minor) and medical school. After fulfilling his Internship year in Internal Medicine at Carney Hospital in Dorchester he went on to complete his neurology residency based at Boston City Hospital (now part of Boston Medical Center) also rotating through Saint Elizabeth's Hospital and Lahey Clinic. He rounded out his training with a fellowship year at Massachusetts General Hospital where he focused on electromyography (EMG) and peripheral nerve disease. After completing training Dr. Kelliher joined the staff at Boston Medical Center and Faulkner Hospital before finally landing at Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals where he has practiced since 1997. He is board certified in Neurology and board eligible for Electrodiagnostic Medicine. His diverse training has made Dr. Kelliher a well-rounded general neurologist with special interests in headache and neuropathy. A proud but poor parent of two college students his hobbies include oil painting, cooking and music.

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Louis A. Tramontozzi III, MD

Dr. Tramontozzi grew up in Saugus, Massachusetts. In 2002 he obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University in North Carolina. Before matriculating to medical school he traveled abroad on a Fulbright scholarship to Jeju, South Korea where he taught English at a local middle school. Returning to the states in 2003, he pursued his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine and graduated in 2007. He spent his internship year in Internal Medicine at Lahey Clinic. He then completed his residency training in neurology at the Tufts program, which was split between Tufts Medical Center, St.Elizabeth’s Medical Center, and Lahey Clinic. In his fifth and last year of training he completed a fellowship in Clinical Neuromuscular Medicine and Electromyography at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Tramontozzi is board certified in Neurology (2011) and Neuromuscular Medicine (2012). His clinical interests center on nerve and muscle diseases but run the full gamut of neurological illnesses including movement disorders, headache, multiple sclerosis, stroke and epilepsy. Practicing a patient centered approach to diagnosing and treating neurologic diseases, Dr. Tramontozzi enjoys the privilege of seeing patients in their own community, which enables him to understand their values and incorporate them into his treatment plan. He lives in the North Shore area with his wife, a practicing family medicine physician, and two children Sophia and Louis. His interests outside of work include spending time with his young family, cooking, and tennis.

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Stephen R. LoVerme Jr., MD

Dr. LoVerme grew up in New Jersey, and subsequently attended the six-year Medical Program (combined undergraduate and medical school) at Boston University where he graduated in 1973. He was one of the first third generation students at the BU Medical School. He left the Northeast for his internship and residency, spending a year in Madison Wisconsin and three years in Denver Colorado. He then returned to Boston in 1977 for a Behavioral Neurology Fellowship. He met his wife Donna, and they moved to the North Shore where he has been in practice since 1979. He quickly developed an interest in Multiple Sclerosis, and later in Sleep Medicine. He practiced Sleep Medicine exclusively from 2007-2011, then returned to practice with his former colleague, Dr. Kelliher. He is board certified in both Neurology and Sleep Medicine. Dr. LoVerme and his wife are proud to have raised two daughters who are graduates of Boston University, both married, and living in Boston. His interests outside of work include gardening, skiing, craft beer brewing, and carpentry.

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Ilya V. Bogorad, MD

Dr. Bogorad is the most recent addition to the staff at North Shore Neurology. He attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and graduated from Tufts Medical School in Boston. He went on to complete his residency at Columbia University and an EEG/Epilepsy Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, both in NYC. Dr Bogorad is Board Certified in Neurology and specializes in the diagnosis and management of conditions related to seizures/epilepsy and various spells. He also treats a variety of general neurological conditions such as headache (utilizing Botox and occipital nerve block procedures when necessary), multiple sclerosis and movement disorders (e.g. tremors and Parkinson’s disease). Dr. Bogorad takes time to listen to his patients to get to the bottom of the problem no matter how common it may be. He enjoys getting to know the patients and their individual needs as he cares for them over time. Born in Russia and raised in Massachusetts, Dr. Bogorad has made his home on the North Shore and enjoys exploring the area's charming towns and great outdoor opportunities with his wife, toddler-son and faithful Basset Hound Lily.

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Peter Dempsey, M.D.

Dr. Dempsey is a member of the Neurosurgery department at Lahey Hospital. He now spends his Wednesday afternoons in our office seeing patients for neurosurgical issues. His clinical interests include brain tumors, image-guided surgery, meningiomas, peripheral nerve disorders, spine surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery.  He has been practicing at Lahey since 1992.  A graduate of Tufts Medical School, he completed his training in Neurosurgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and fellowship in Stereotactic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.  
We are pleased that he has brought expert neurosurgical care to our patients on the North Shore.  Appointments for a consultation with Dr.Dempsey in our office at Beverly can be made by calling Lahey at 781-744-8698.
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Our Nurse Practioners

Laura Vaters, NP

Laura grew up on the south shore. She earned an undergraduate degree from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and her Masters in nursing from the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester. She is board-certified in family medicine. Practicing since 2010, her prior experience includes adult primary care, urgent care, and outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol dependence. These settings provided exposure to a multitude of neurological conditions and ultimately cultivated a passion for understanding and managing neurological disorders. She is excited to join the North Shore Neurology team to dedicate time to spend with her patients not only in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disease but also in counseling about these conditions. 

In her free time, Laura enjoys playing tennis and ice hockey, reading, and cheering on the Bruins along with her husband, their two shepherd-lab puppies and six cats.

Our Staff

Amanda Budrow

Cheryl Martinez

Lucy Quadros

Our Affiliates

Lahey Health

41 Mall Road

Burlington, MA 01805

P: 781-744-5100

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Beverly Hospital

83 Herrick St.

Beverly, MA 01915-1777

P: 978.922.3000

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