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Andrew W. Artenstein, M.D.

Chair, Department of Medicine       Image

Dr. Artenstein oversees the 14 subspecialty divisions and more than 300 providers that comprise the Department of Medicine, the largest clinical Department at Baystate Health.

He has more than 27 years of experience in medicine and has served in medical leadership positions for more than 15 years. Dr. Artenstein has published extensively in the medical literature and has won numerous research and teaching awards in his career.

Dr. Artenstein earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. He proudly served in the United States Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research for 10 years. Prior to joining Baystate Health, he served as Physician-in-Chief, Department of Medicine at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island; Founding Director of the Center for Biodefense and Emerging Pathogens; and vice Chair of Admissions for the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.