Gastroenterology at Baystate Health Community Hospital

Western Massachusetts
Dec 09, 2021
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health, is seeking a Gastroenterologist to join our organization in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights –

- Practice general GI at both Baystate Medical Center and our nearby community hospital in Palmer MA
- At Baystate Medical Center, our academic hospital, teach our GI fellows and participate in academic programs, conferences and lectures
- At Baystate Wing Hospital, 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.
- Busy practice with minimal ramp up time and a wide variety of cases.
- Leadership is committed to your professional satisfaction and work/life balance. Call is 1:8 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 Health is western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and is home to the prestigious UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate Health. The cornerstone of our organization is Baystate Medical Center, a 716-bed tertiary care hospital which boasts the state’s single busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level-I trauma center. Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) is a 74-bed hospital which operates in Palmer, MA, just 20 minutes from our flagship hospital, Baystate Medical Center, in Springfield. 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 Chan Medical School - Baystate Health 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, 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 Lindsay Waters, Senior Recruiter
Phone: 413-794-1081 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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