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Department of Surgery, UMMS-Baystate


UMMS-Baystate logo759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 413-794-5165


Division Chiefs

Education Programs



4th Year Electives for Medical Students

Medical Student Core Clerkship

  • Surgery

Scholarly Activity


Some of the research activities within the department include:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Molecular Biology
  • Geographic Information System in Healthcare
  • Pediatric Surgery Clinical Research
  • Minimally Invasive Instrument Development
  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • N.O.T.E.S. (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Surgery Outcomes
  • Transplant Research
  • Virtual Reality Simulation Based Training
  • Performance Assessment Methodology


View recent Department of Surgery publications in the Scholarly Commons database.


Our faculty have primary academic appointments at UMass Medical School-Baystate. View our Surgery faculty profiles on the UMass Medical School website.

Cardiac Surgery Division

  • Abdallah K. Alameddine, M.D.
  • David W. Deaton, M.D.
  • Daniel T. Engelman, M.D.
  • Richard M. Engelman, M.D.
  • Joseph E. Flack III, M.D.
  • Thomas Schwann, M.D., M.B.A.

Colorectal Surgery Division

  • Ziad Kutayli, M.D
  • Holly Sheldon, M.D.
  • Kelly M. Tyler, M.D.

Dental/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery  Division

  • Richard J. Fraziero, D.M.D., M.D.

General Surgery Division

  • Mazen Al-Mansour, MBBS
  • Michael P. Albert, M.D.
  • Albert I. Alexander, M.D.
  • Thampi K. Ampadi, M.D.
  • Zeling Chau, MD
  • Gladys L. Fernandez, M.D.
  • Paul Friedmann, M.D.
  • Burritt Haag, MD
  • Azad A. Jabiev, M.D.
  • Jay N. Kuhn, M.D.
  • Patrick C. Lee, M.D.
  • Alan D. McClelland, M.D.
  • John R. Romanelli, M.D.
  • Neal E. Seymour, M.D.
  • Jacqueline Wu, M.D.

Neurosurgery Division

  • Dennis S. Oh, M.D.
  • Robert Schapiro, M.D.

Ophthalmology Division

  • Steven J. Covici, M.D.
  • David R. Lally, M.D.
  • Andrew Lam, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery Division

  • Louis M. Adler, M.D.
  • Bennett S. Burns, M.D.
  • John R. Corsetti, M.D.
  • Robert S. Cowan, M.D.
  • Paul A. Koerner, M.D.
  • Craig Lareau, M.D.
  • Martin J. Luber, M.D.
  • Steven M. Wenner, M.D.
  • Jeffrey C. Wint, M.D.

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Division

  • Barry R. Jacobs, M.D.
  • Jerry M. Schreibstein, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery Division

  • Gregory T. Banever, M.D.
  • Rebecca Brocks, M.D.
  • AnneMarie LeGrand, B.S.N., M.H.S.,PA-C
  • Kevin P. Moriarty, M.D. 
  • David B. Tashjian, M.D.
  • Michael V. Tirabassi, M.D. 

Plastic Surgery Division

  • Glen S. Brooks, M.D.
  • Jonathan Lee, MD, MPH
  • Richard T. Martin, M.D.
  • Pranay M. Parikh, M.D.
  • Benjamin Schalet, M.D., M.S.
  • Kristin Stueber, M.D.

Surgical Oncology Division

  • Richard B. Arenas, M.D.
  • Nicolas Jabbour, M.D.
  • Danielle Lipoff, D.O., M.S., M.A.
  • Holly S. Mason, M.D.
  • Lauren L. Wheeler, B.A., P.A.-C., M.Sc.

Thoracic Surgery Division

  • Rose B. Ganim, M.D.

Transplant Surgery Division

  • Alexander Kurbanov, M.D.
  • George S. Lipkowitz, M.D.
  • John C. Lohlun, M.D.
  • Robert L. Madden, M.D.
  • Kenneth J. McPartland, M.D.

Trauma, Acute Care, Surgical Critical Care Division

  • Reginald Alouidor, M.D.
  • Eleanor S. Winston, M.D.

Urology Division

  • Richard Alexander, M.D.
  • Stephen J. Gallo, M.D.
  • Leonard H. Shaker, M.D.
  • Jonathan S. Starkman, M.D.
  • William Swanson, M.D.

Vascular Surgery Division

  • YiMing Ching, M.D.
  • Neal C. Hadro, M.D.
  • Jeffrey L. Kaufman, M.D.
  • Marvin E. Morris, M.D.
  • Marc A. Norris, M.D.
  • Sang Won Rhee, M.D.