BMC Adds Pulmonary Care Specialist To Staff

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Dr. Otto Villa
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems has appointed of Dr. Otto Villa, a board-certified and fellowship-trained pulmonologist and critical care specialist, to the medical staffs of Berkshire Medical Center and Pulmonary Professional Services of BMC.

He joins Drs. Daniel Doyle, Jack Ringler, Michael Mortelliti and Twinkle Chandak in providing pulmonary and critical care services to patients throughout the Berkshires.

Villa was co-director of the Intensive Care Unit at Holyoke Medical Center. He previously worked at Mount Sinai in New York City, specializing in the treatment of sarcoidosis, interstitial lung diseases and lung transplant cases. His work has been published in several medical journals.

He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine. He received his medical degree from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Medical School in Medellin, Colombia. He also has a doctorate in immunology and biochemistry from Wake Forest University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Agnes Hospital of Baltimore, a teaching affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medical School. Villa also is fellowship trained in allergy and clinical immunology from Brigham and Women's Hospital and in pulmonary and critical care medicine from Tufts-New England Medical Center, both in Boston.

A physician referral is needed for an appointment with Villa or one of his colleagues. For more information, call 413-447-2695.

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