Pettus Named Chief Of Staff At BMC

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC), announced recently that Mark C. Pettus, M.D. has been named chief of staff.


Pettus, who has been on the staff at BMC since 1988, will succeed Dr. Edmund H. Hornstein, who was interim BMC chief of staff after Dr. Phillip Volastro, who held the position before him.

An internal medicine physician with a specialty in nephtology, Pettus serves as associate chair in the BMC Department of Medicine and associate program director in Internal Medicine. He is an associate professor of Medicine and clerkship coordinator for UMass Medical School.

Pettus joined BMC in 1988 as a staff nephrologist and a teacher in the Internal Medicine residency program.

He has served as medical director of the Nutritional Resource Service at BMC, director of the Medical Walk-In at the BMC Hillcrest Campus, site coordinator for the internal medicine core rotation, and a member of the Medical Residency Review and Clinical Competency Committees at BMC.

He has also served on the Board of Medical Directors for the New England Network of End Stage Renal Disease, the Medical Advisory Board for News and Reviews in Internal Medicine/Nephrology audiocassette series, and as a legislative delegate and secretary for the Berkshire Chapter of the Mass. Medical Society.

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