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Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program-at-a-Glance

Baystate offers a high volume of cases as well as elective basic science and clinical research. The human patient simulation and minimally invasive surgical labs are at the forefront of surgical education research. The MIS fellowship program has been in existence for 11 years.

Fellowship Director: John R. Romanelli, MD email: 

Program Administrator: Meagan Muzzy email: phone: 413-794-5178 

Department Metrics

  • Number of Faculty: >50
  • Sub-Specialists: Pediatric Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Neurosurgery
  • Patient simulation and minimally invasive surgery labs
  • Home to the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute - 5000 square feet of space dedicated for surgical research and teaching

Baystate Metrics

  • State-of-the-art daystay surgical facility performing 12,000+ case/year
  • 34 ORs running daily – 26,000 cases/year; 8,000 endoscopic cases/year
  • MIS ORs
  • Hospital beds: 716
  • Residency Programs: 10 |  Fellowship Programs: 22

Resident Benefits & Facilities

  • We have attempted to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally, and here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas. View our complete list of salaries and benefits.
  • 4 weeks vacation/year, meal subsidy, free parking
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Health Sciences Library on campus