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New Neurosurgeon Joins BHS & BMC
January 14, 2016

For Immediate Release

New Neurosurgeon Joins Berkshire Health Systems

PITTSFIELD, MA - Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Joseph F. Emrich, MD, a board certified and fellowship trained Neurosurgeon, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the physician staff of Neurosurgery Professional Services of BMC. Dr. Emrich is accepting new patients in need of brain and spinal care and provides both surgical and non-surgical treatments. He is partnered with Steven Will, MD, at Neurosurgery Professional Services of BMC.

Dr. Emrich most recently served as Director of Functional Neurosurgery at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. He is familiar with the Berkshire region, having served previously as a Neurosurgeon at Albany Medical Center for 20 years.
Dr. Emrich received his medical degree from McGill University and completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Montreal Neurological Hospital, McGill University. He was fellowship trained in Neuro-oncology and brain tumor imaging at the Montreal Neurological Institute, also affiliated with McGill University.

In addition to providing comprehensive Neurosurgical care, Dr. Emrich’s clinical interests include neurosurgical oncology, epilepsy treatment, surgical care for Parkinson’s Disease and focused radiosurgery. He will provide general neurosurgical care for back and neck problems, brain and spinal cord trauma and brain and spinal tumors.

Dr. Emrich enjoys outdoor activities and said he and his wife chose the Berkshires for its scenic beauty and recreational opportunities.
For an appointment with Dr. Emrich or Dr. Will, ask your physician for a referral, or call Neurosurgery Professional Services of BMC at 413-447-2870.


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