|Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices Open|
|October 27, 2016
For Immediate Release
BHS Plans Large Specialty Practices Center at North Adams Campus of BMC: Single Site to Provide Better Convenience for Patients in North Berkshire and Southern Vermont
NORTH ADAMS, MA - The North Adams Campus of Berkshire Medical Center will soon be home to a convenient, single site for multiple physician specialties and associated programs, providing North Berkshire and Southern Vermont patients with greater access to care. Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC will open on November 1st on the first floor of the North Adams Campus, with access through the main lobby at 71 Hospital Avenue.
Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC will consolidate in one location the offices of several BMC physician practices, including: Cardiology Professional Services of BMC; Endocrinology & Metabolism of BMC and BHS Diabetes Education; Hematology Oncology Services of BMC; the Pain Diagnosis & Treatment Center of BMC; and Urology Professional Services of BMC.
“Berkshire Health Systems continues to expand access to essential programs and services in North Berkshire, and this new specialty center, combining many disciplines in one centralized location, will benefit our patients in the North Berkshire and Southern Vermont community,” said David Phelps, President & CEO of Berkshire Health Systems. “Patients often have a variety of health issues that require care by multiple specialty physicians and providers, and the Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC will provide a convenient space to better coordinate this range of care.”
Many of the BMC practices that are part of the center currently have separate offices on different floors in the Ambulatory Care Center adjacent to the North Adams Campus of BMC. They will all be relocating to the Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC and sharing the single location. The practitioners who will be providing care at the Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC are:
• Cardiology – Drs. Henry Lyle, Kristen Currie and Teresa Menendez and Physician Assistant Brandon Gilvey
• Endocrinology & Metabolism – Nurse Practitioner Roberta Mansen
• Hematology Oncology – Drs. Paul Rosenthal and Trevor Bayliss
• Pain Diagnosis & Treatment Center – Dr. Robin Burns Lambert
• Urology – Drs. Stephen St. Clair and Kevin Killeen
The North Adams Campus of Berkshire Medical Center provides an extensive array of healthcare services to the Northern Berkshire community, including 24-hour emergency care, home care and hospice, outpatient imaging and mammography, endoscopy, outpatient urologic and gynecologic surgeries, laboratory services, renal dialysis, the Neighborhood for Health and more.