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Aaron D. Kugelmass, MD

Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • System Vice President and Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Program,
    Baystate Health
  • Division Chief, Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Fellowship, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology (1990-1994)
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Residency, Internal Medicine (1986-1989)
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    M.D. (1982-1986)
  • Columbia College, New York, New York
    A.B. (summa cum laude) (1978-1982)

Scholarly Foci

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Acute coronary
  • Cost effectiveness

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Kugelmass's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Cardiology
    • ACC Ambassador, China (2020-present)
    • ACC Asia Pacific Conference
      • Program Chair (2016-2019)
    • Joint Program for Cardiovascular Risk Factor Management
      • Chair (2015-2019)
    • Integrated Learning Committee
      • Chair (2012-2014)
    • Middle East Symposium
      • Program Chair (2011-2016)
    • Education Oversight Committee
      • Co-Chair (2010-2012)
  • American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions
    • Program Chair (2009)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Focus on People Award, Henry Ford Health System (2005, 2006)
  • Emergency Impact Award, AHA Scientific Sessions, American College of Emergency Medicine (2004)
  • Finalist, Kalil Research Award, Beth Israel Hospital (1994)
  • Trainee Investigator Award, AAP/ASCI/AFCR (1994)

Contact Information

 Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-3015
Aaron.KugelmassMD@baystatehealth.org