Physician Heart Failure Opportunity

Western Massachusetts
Nov 06, 2020
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Heart Failure cardiologist to join our organization in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights –

• HIGH-QUALITY. Truven Health Analytics named Baystate Medical Center one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals.
• HIGH-VOLUME. As the region’s tertiary referral center for evaluation and treatment of STEMI, Baystate supports high volume interventional/ surgical programs that provide coronary revascularization and valve repair/replacement. In addition, Baystate provides the only comprehensive advanced heart disease program/ LVAD center in western Massachusetts.
• ROBUST AND GROWING PROGRAM. Join our group of three B/C advanced heart disease specialists in our multi-disciplinary program which provides advanced outpatient management, as well as consultation for destination therapy with durable VAD and/or cardiac transplantation. Our busy inpatient service manages patients requiring both acute and durable mechanical support.
• STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES. The Baystate Heart and Vascular Center includes 6 surgical/endovascular suites (4 hybrid), and 32 cardiovascular critical care rooms designed to create efficient, comfortable care environments for cardiac patients.
• FACULTY APPOINTMENT. Opportunity for clinical education and research with fellow, resident and medical student teaching; faculty appointment to the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
• COLLABORATION. Join our large, collegial group of B/C heart failure physicians, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, anesthesiologists, and radiologists dedicated to success and patient-centered excellence.

Qualifications: This ideal candidate will have experience/training in the management of advanced heart failure patients, including mechanical support. We have been very successful in mentoring and on-boarding new graduates.

Located in Springfield, MA, Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is Baystate Health’s flagship hospital. BMC is a 716-bed, independent academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. We offer over 30 residency and fellowship programs and have recently launched our new University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate regional medical school campus. BMC is a major referral care center and the only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center in the area.

The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

For more information please visit us online at: or interact with us socially at or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.

All correspondence can be directed to:
Mara Slawsky, MD PhD, Director of Heart Failure, Baystate Health or Aaron Kugelmass, MD, Vice President Baystate Health, Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Program
c/o Carmen Sanderson, Physician Recruiter
Telephone: 413-794-2346 Email:

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