Community Gastroenterology at Baystate Health

Western Massachusetts
Jul 29, 2021
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Gastroenterologist to join our organization in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights –

- Join our integrated Division of Gastroenterology which consists of 13 GIs and 4 advanced practitioners who practice in several locations across western MA.
- Practice bread & butter gastroenterology at Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer MA with 2 other gastroenterologists.
- Opportunity to spend some clinical time at nearby Baystate Medical Center, our academic hospital, for those interested. Potential to teach our GI fellows if desired.
- Enjoy practicing in a community hospital with a team that is dedicated to providing excellent patient-centered care to the local community. Excellent support from the larger GI division. Ability to participate in academic programs, conferences and lectures at the main campus and partner with specialists.
- Leadership is committed to your professional satisfaction and work/life balance. Call is 1:4 weekends.

Qualifications: ABMS BC/BE in Gastroenterology with clinical focus on general gastroenterology. Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning is important. Regretfully this location does not qualify for J1 waiver sponsorship.

Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) is a 74-bed hospital which operates in close partnership with Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in the Palmer, ¬ MA area. We deliver high quality, patient-centered care with physicians who specialize in 45 medical disciplines, including adult and family medicine, general surgery, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. Our close affiliation with nearby Baystate Medical Center / University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate means our patients and providers have a vast team of academic generalists and specialists at their fingertips. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians to start and advance their career.

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.

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All correspondence can be directed to:
Dr. Ira Schmelkin, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine-Baystate
c/o Ariana Caradiaz, Senior Recruiter
Phone: 413-794-8701 Email:

Are you ready to advance your career with us?

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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