Our Leadership


Patricia Deferio

Vice President, Network Management, Central

As Vice President of Network Management in the Central region of New York State, Pat delivers the valuable perspective of someone who has worked on all sides of the contracting relationship—from private practice, to major hospital system, to insurer. Her team forms collaborative, productive relationships with our physicians, hospitals, independent practice associations (IPAs), and other health care providers with the shared goal of keeping our members healthy and thriving. Energized by the fast pace of health care, Pat is her region’s innovator—finding new ways that MVP can make a positive impact on our members’ lives, and the community at large. Pat is actively involved in several local boards and leads our Syracuse, Utica, and Binghamton offices in their daily operations.