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Dr. Robert Campbell Joins Baystate Health Eastern Region

PALMER — Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Campbell has joined Baystate Health’s Eastern Region medical staff and will provide care at Baystate Wing Hospital.

“Dr. Campbell possesses a wealth of experience, a high level of enthusiasm, and an unwavering commitment to providing excellent orthopedic care to our patients,” said Dr. David Maguire, chief medical officer for the Eastern Region.

Campbell received his medical degree with honors from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital. In addition, he completed fellowships in spine surgery and orthopedic trauma, also at Brown University. He earned board certification from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is dual fellowship-trained in spine care and orthopedic trauma. Most recently, he provided care at Cooley Dickenson Hospital in Northampton.

Campbell also served four years as an active-duty orthopedic surgeon in the U.S. Army and completed a tour in Afghanistan. During his service, he twice received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the NATO Non-Article 5 Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Ribbon, and the Army Service Ribbon. While stationed in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army, he organized and implemented a project to collect and deliver much-needed footwear to Afghani local nationals on and around Bagram Airfield. Through his efforts, thousands of pairs of shoes were delivered to needy Afghanis.

Campbell’s medical interests include adult spinal surgery, trauma and fracture care, and general orthopaedics. He joins Dr. Richard Kane and physician assistant Karl Haywood in the Department of Orthopedics at Baystate Wing Hospital, and Dr. Joseph Lellman, who provides orthopedic care at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware. For more information about orthopedic services in Baystate Health’s Eastern Region, call Baystate Wing Orthopedics at (413) 370-5356 or BMP – Mary Lane Orthopedics at (413) 967-2577.

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