Daniel T. Engelman MD, FACS (USA)

Heart & Vascular Program, Baystate Health

Dr. Engelman is the Medical Director of the Heart, Vascular and Critical Care Units at Baystate Medical Center. He is a Professor of Surgery at The University of Massachusetts-Baystate. He started the ERAS® Cardiac Collaborative to internationally standardize best practices.

He is the President of the Massachusetts Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and serves on multiple Statewide Oversight committees. He wrote two guidance manuscripts on COVID-19 for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Engelman participates on three national workforces for the STS and the American Association of Thoracic Surgery and writes board questions for Cardiac Surgical Certification. He was the Past President of the 21st Century Cardiothoracic Surgical Society. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Baycare PPO and ACO and is Vice President of the local Independent Physician Organization.

Dr. Engelman is the principal investigator on multiple research projects, has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications, and participates on two international taskforces (ADQI and KDIGO) standardizing approaches for the prevention of postoperative acute kidney injury. He travels extensively lecturing on advances in critical care medicine, healthcare informatics and finance, multimodal analgesia, and enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery.

In 2016 Dr. Engelman was named the National ACS/STS Health Policy Scholar. He is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. He completed his Cardiothoracic Surgical training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, in Boston. He received his B.A. with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine