Medical Group Welcomes News Physicians

Drs. Bauer, Lindberg, Natarajan and Vandoros

Anesthesiologist Rebecca Bauer, MD, MPH, earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed an anesthesiology residency program at New York Presbyterian Hospital, followed by a research fellowship and an adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship, also at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Bauer completed a critical care medicine fellowship program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Board certified in anesthesiology and anesthesiology/critical care medicine, Dr. Bauer specializes in adult cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care medicine on the University Campus. See online profile; visit website.

Surgical Oncologist James Lindberg, MD, earned his medical degree from the UMass Medical School. He completed a general surgery residency program at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and a complex general surgical oncology fellowship program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Lindberg specializes in complex gastrointestinal surgical oncology with particular interest in pancreatic tumors and peritoneal carcinomatosis. He sees patients on both the Memorial and University campuses. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lindberg, call 855-UMASS-MD. See online profile; visit website.

Neurosurgeon Sabareesh Natarajan, MD, earned his medical degree from the Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India. He completed a neurosurgery residency programs at the State University of NY at Buffalo School of Medicine. He also completed a neurointerventional fellowship at the University of Buffalo, NY, and an open complex cerebrovascular and skull base surgery fellowship program at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a dual-trained cerebrovascular surgeon who treats patients using both open surgery and catheter-based treatments. His clinical interests include a broad range of cerebrovascular pathologies including ischemic (stroke thrombectomy, carotid and intracranial atherosclerosis, moyamoya disease and cerebral bypass surgery) and hemorrhagic (cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations/ fistulas, cavernous malformations and cerebral venous disorders); open and endoscopic skull base surgery for brain tumors; and spinal instrumentation for trauma and degenerative disease. Dr. Natarajan specializes in neurosurgery on the University Campus. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Natarajan, call 855-UMASS-MD. See online profile; visit website.

Anesthesiologist Jason Vandoros, MD, earned his medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his residency program at the Medical School. Dr. Vandoros specializes in anesthesiology on the University Campus. See online profile; visit website.

We Welcome Drs. Hamzei-Sichani, Hanna, Leslie and Smoller

Drs. Hamzei-Sichani, Hanna, Leslie and Smoller

Neurosurgeon Farid Hamzei-Sichani, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from State University of New York, Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a fellowship in epilepsy, functional and stereotactic neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Toronto. Dr. Hamzei-Sichani specializes in the surgical treatment of movement disorders and epilepsy. His clinical include developing implantable devices for closed-loop neurostimulation for these conditions. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hamzei-Sichani, call 855-UMASS-MD. See online profilevisit website.

Anesthesiologist Heba Hanna, DO, earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford. She completed a residency program at Steward – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Hospital. Dr. Hanna is board certified in anesthesiology. Her clinical interests include general surgical, orthopedic and regional anesthesia. Dr. Hanna specializes in anesthesiology on the University Campus and at UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital. See online profilevisit website.

Hospitalist Gregory Leslie, MD, earned his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine at our Medical School. Dr. Leslie specializes in medicine/hospital medicine on the University and Memorial campuses and at UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital. See online profilevisit website.

Anesthesiologist Brandon Smoller, MD, earned his medical degree from State University of New York, Downstate. He completed a residency program at our Medical School and a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship program at Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Jefferson, LA. Dr. Smoller specializes in anesthesiology on the University Campus. See online profilevisit website.

Medical Group Welcomes Physicians Hobart, Cleary, Holdorf, Gargodhi

 

Psychiatrist Marie Hobart, MD, received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and completed a psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Board certified in psychiatry, her clinical interests include severe and persistent mental illness, developmental disabilities, public sector psychiatry, and the integration of medical and psychiatric care. Dr. Hobart specializes in psychiatry at Community Healthlink Inc. in Worcester and Fitchburg. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hobart, call 508-860-1260 in Worcester and 978-343-6957 in Fitchburg. See online profile; visit website.

Surgeon Muriel Cleary, MD, earned her medical degree from New York Medical College, and completed residency and fellowship programs at Yale New Haven Hospital. Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Cleary specializes in general and pediatric surgery on the University Campus. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cleary, call 855-UMASS-MD. See online profile; visit website.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Jonathan Holdorf, MD, received his medical degree and completed residency and fellowship programs from the Medical School. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease and chronic respiratory failure. Dr. Holdorf specializes in pulmonology and critical care medicine on the University and Memorial campuses. See online profile; visit website.

Anesthesiologist Galal Gargodhi, MD, earned his medical degree from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He completed his residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine at Steward Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Tufts University affiliate program. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Gargodhi specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine on the University Campus and at the Spine Center on the Memorial Campus. See online profile; visit website.

Pictured, from left, are Drs. Hobart, Cleary, Holdorf and Gargodhi.