Massachusetts Medical Society: Dr. Michael DiSiena is honored by Berkshire District Medical Society as 2019 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Michael DiSiena is honored by Berkshire District Medical Society as 2019 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Michael DiSienaPittsfield – Dr. Michael DiSiena has been honored by his peers of the Berkshire District Medical Society as the district’s 2019 Community Clinician of the Year, an honor recognizing his contributions and professionalism as a physician.

Dr. DiSiena is a surgical oncologist with Berkshire Health Systems and assistant professor of surgery and pathology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  He is an attending surgeon at Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital.  In addition, he is the program director for the surgical residency training program at Berkshire Medical Center and the surgical clerkship director for University of Massachusetts Medical School, New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and Boston University Medical School.

Dr. DiSiena received a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his residency training in general surgery and pathology at Berkshire Medical Center and is fellowship trained in surgical oncology from Roger Williams Medical Center. He is board certified in general surgery and anatomic pathology.

He is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Accreditation Review.

The Community Clinician of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical Society to recognize a physician from each of the organization’s 20 district societies who has made significant contributions to his or her patients and the community.

The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students, supporting 25,000 members. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the physicians of Massachusetts and patients locally and nationally. A leadership voice in health care, the MMS contributes physician and patient perspectives to influence health-related legislation at the state and federal levels, works in support of public health, provides expert advice on physician practice management, and addresses issues of physician well-being. Under the auspices of the NEJM Group, the MMS extends our mission globally by advancing medical knowledge from research to patient care through the New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM Catalyst, and the NEJM Journal Watch family of specialty publications, and through our education.

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