Paul A. Pirraglia, MD

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Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Member of Baystate Medical Practices
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits Available
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Background and Clinical Focus

Academic Appointment:

Associate Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

Languages:

English

Gender:

Male

Age Groups Seen:

Adults

Provider Affiliation:

Baystate Medical Center

Practice Groups:

Baystate Brightwood Health Center, Baystate High Street Health Center Adult Medicine, Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center

Insurances Accepted

Note:

Baystate Healthcare facilities and physicians accept most insurances. Please contact your insurance company to verify eligibility.

  • VT MEDICAID
  • TRICARE
  • NORTHEAST DIRECT
  • FALLON NON MASS HEALTH
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • TUFTS US FAMILY HEALTH
  • RAILROAD MEDICARE
  • MEDICARE
  • CONNECTICARE
  • TUFTS
  • AETNA
  • HARVARD PILGRIM
  • HNE BE HEALTHY PARTNERSHIP
  • HEALTH NEW ENGLAND EXCLUDING BE HEALTHY
  • UNICARE GIC
  • FIRST HEALTH COVENTRY
  • MULTIPLAN PHCS
  • COMMONWEALTH CARE ALLIANCE
  • HMO BLUE
  • CIGNA GREAT WEST
  • CONSOLIDATED
  • CT MEDICAID
  • BLUE SHIELD PPO IND
  • BLUE SHIELD MEDICARE ADV

Education and Training

Cornell University Medical College

Medical School, MD, 1998

Mass General Hospital *

Fellowship, 2003

Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School

Residency, 2001

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Scholarly Focus

  • Primary care
  • Health service research
  • Overlap of medical conditions and mental health
  • Social determinants of health

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine: Member (2021-present)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine: Board of Regional Leaders, Member (2010-2011); New England Region, President (2009-2010), President-Elect (2008-2009); SGIM New England Regional Meeting, Scientific Abstract Review Committee:┬áChair (2008), Co-Chair (2007), Abstract Reviewer (2005-2007); Member (2001-present)
  • American College of Physicians: Member (1999-2003)

Awards and Honors

  • Healthcare Hero, Collaboration in Health/Wellness, BusinessWest (2022)
  • Beckwith Family Award for Outstanding Teaching, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (2012)
  • Special Contribution Award for Serious Mental Illness Primary Care Clinic, Providence VA Medical Center (2009)
  • Preceptorship Award, Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2004)
  • Physician-Scientist Fellowship, American Psychosomatic Society (2004)

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