Medical Director, Cath Lab- Baystate Health / UMass

Western Massachusetts
Jun 18, 2022
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate, is seeking an Interventional Cardiology physician to join our integrated cardiovascular program as the Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Baystate Medical Center (BMC), the largest hospital in western MA and part of the Baystate Health’s network of 4 regional hospitals.

Position Highlights –

- A high volume of procedural referrals upon your arrival and administrative time reserved for this leadership role
- An established team of colleagues including employed and community cardiologists, as well as cardiac and vascular surgeons
- A dyad partnership with an experienced Cath Lab manager, which enables the medical director to focus on quality outcomes; collaboration among the medical staff; schedule optimization; equipment, technology, and processes that support outstanding quality metrics
- A key leadership role within the integrated Heart and Vascular Program
- Faculty appointment at UMASS Chan Medical School - Baystate, commensurate with academic qualifications

The Cardiac Catheterization laboratory at BMC utilizes new and emerging technologies in providing the full complement of diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization procedures, including: right and left heart hemodynamic studies; complex percutaneous coronary intervention; peripheral angiography and endovascular interventions; structural heart interventions, such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair, and left atrial appendage occlusion; and placement of advanced hemodynamic support devices.

The Baystate Heart and Vascular Program is a highly integrated regional service line that includes cardiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. The Cath Lab at BMC is one of the busiest in the state. A new 8 endo lab suite adjacent to 6 dedicated heart and vascular operating rooms is currently under construction. The Heart and Vascular Program at Baystate Health is nationally recognized and performs over 95% of all PCI and greater than 80% of all cardiac surgeries for the residents of western Massachusetts. The Cath Lab consistently ranks amongst the top 10% nationally for PCI outcomes. BMC serves as the hub for the Western New England Acute MI program, which provides primary PCI to over 350 STEMI patients annually, also with top decile outcomes. Baystate Health's high-volume cardiac surgery, TAVR, CHF, and vascular services are nationally recognized for their outcomes.

Qualifications: BC in interventional cardiology and a proven track record of a strong commitment to medical leadership, collaboration, and quality improvement. Minimum 5 years of high volume procedural experience and progressive management and leadership roles. Candidate should be a strategic thinker with the ability to collaborate, communicate to variety of audiences to drive change and to work as a conduit to unite community providers, employed providers and hospital staff. Interest and experience in complex coronary interventions, cardiogenic shock and/or mechanical support is desirable. Clinical research expertise is also desirable.

For more information please contact:
Melissa Hale, Manager of Physician Recruitment at Baystate Health
413-794-2624 and