New Chief of Cardiology Joins Berkshire Health Systems

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Chien as the new division chief of Cardiology at Berkshire Medical Center (BMC). Chien, a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologist, joins the BMC medical staff and the physician staff of Cardiology Professional Services of BMC. He is partnered with Drs. Kyle Cooper, Andrew Potash, Georgianne Valli-Harwood, and Shyama Wickramaaratchi at Cardiology Professional Services of BMC, and he is accepting new patients in need of cardiac care.

Chien has previously held leadership roles in several organizations and most recently practiced as a non-invasive cardiologist at York Hospital in York, Maine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and was fellowship-trained in cardiovascular disease at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Conn. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He later earned an executive MBA degree from the University of Connecticut, where he was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society for business-school programs.

For an appointment with Chien or one of his colleagues, ask your primary-care physician for a referral. For more information, call Cardiology Professional Services of BMC at (413) 395-7580.