PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Emrich, 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. He is accepting new patients in need of brain and spinal care and provides both surgical and non-surgical treatments. He is partnered with Dr. Steven Will at Neurosurgery Professional Services of BMC.
Emrich most recently served as director of Functional Neurosurgery at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, Pa. He is familiar with the Berkshire region, having served previously as a neurosurgeon at Albany Medical Center for 20 years. He 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, 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.
For an appointment with Emrich or Will, ask a physician for a referral, or call Neurosurgery Professional Services of BMC at (413) 447-2870.