Our Medical Team

All The Care You Need UNDER ONE ROOF!

With many specialties and resources on-site, that independence gives us the ability to make quick, effective decisions with our leading Medical Staff. We are able to involve doctors from any Specialty to improve patient care. Since we are under one roof, our staff works closely as a team for a common goal, our patients’ health, and well-being.

Dr. Roger Schutt, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Schutt joined Beth Israel Deaconess Health Care in 2009, after spending 15 years in family practice and geriatrics at Carney Hospital in Dorchester, MA. Dr. Schutt currently holds the position of Medical Director with the Beth Israel Lahey Performance Network. In this role, he oversees the Preferred SNF and Homecare network. Dr. Schutt is Board Certified University of Health Services and completed his Residency at North Shore University Hospital.

Dr. Asif Merchant

Medical Director

Dr. Merchant is the Chief of Geriatrics for Extended Care with Partners Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton Massachusetts and specializes in Geriatric Medicine and Hospice/Palliative Care. Dr. Merchant is a board-certified Internist and Geriatrician who brings decades of experience in Geriatric Medicine. He is a graduate of Grant Medical College Maharashtra in Family Practice, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and an Advanced Certificate in Geriatric Medicine.

Dr. Radha Vijayakumar


Dr. Kumar is a Board Certified Physiatrist trained in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). She completed a PM&R residency at Boston University Medical Center and did a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine/EMG at Tufts Medical Center. She was an Assistant PM&R Professor at Boston University for 9 years and then moved on to Pain Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation.

Dr. Faisal Hamada


Dr. Hamada is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist with Steward Healthcare servicing Good Sam Medical Center and Morton Hospital. He has over 40 years’ experience in the pulmonary medicine field. Dr. Hamada is a graduate of the College of Medicine University of Baghdad as of 1980. His expertise in Critical Care has been instrumental in the development of our pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Dr. Matthew F. Yuyun


Dr. Yuyun specializes in General Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is affiliated with VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Cambridge University Hospitals and his Family Medicine Residency at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital & Northbrook Health Centre. His Cardiology Fellowship was done at University Hospitals of Leicester and his Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.

Dr. Zidoon Nasser

General Surgeon

Dr. Nasser is a Certified Wound Specialist with a background in general surgery. He has ten years of wound care experience working with Vohra Wound Physicians/Regional Lead in MA. During his tenure with Vohra, he has held positions in leadership, mentoring, and training. He is currently involved in Shared Learning Sessions as a Chairperson, an educator for the Tenured Fellowship Program, and is a developer of educational content for testing and training materials.

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