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.

Q&A with Dr. LaFemina: Learn about Her Calling to Cancer Care

Dr. LaFemina (Worcester Business Journal photo)

Surgical oncologist Jennifer LaFemina, MD, was recently profiled in Central Mass Health, the quarterly health care magazine published by Worcester Business Journal. She said, “The breast cancer population is very special, I find. It’s generally a very educated population who is scared and anxious, yet proactive and I just find particular satisfaction in that group.” Read the article and learn what inspired Dr. LaFemina to become a physician and work with breast cancer patients, as well her current research work with Alliance Trial. Visit our Facebook page to share you feedback and read comments shared by her patients and colleagues.