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Donald Kirton, MD

Dr. Donald Kirton Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Program Director, Obstetrics-Gynecology Residency
  • Director of Resident Simulation, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    Internship/Residency (2007-2011)
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    M.D. (2003-2007)
  • Boston University, Boston, MA
    B.S. (1999-2003)

Scholarly Foci

  • Medical education
  • Simulation
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    • Fellow (2014-present)
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
    • Member (2014-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Graduate, APGO Scholars and Leaders Program (2018)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Baystate Medical Center (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Accomplished Teaching in Obstetrics-Gynecology Clerkship, Tufts University School of Medicine (2008, 2011, 2014, 2016)
  • Resident Achievement Award, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2011)
  • “Fetus as a Patient” Award, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine (2011)

Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-5321
Donald.kirton@baystatehealth.org