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NMC Welcomes Dr. Bartels to the Hospital’s Medical Staff

Northwestern Medical Center is pleased to welcome general surgeon Dr. Christopher Bartels to our Medical Staff, with Dr. Bartels beginning surgery here in our community this week.

Dr. Bartels joins Drs. Stephen Payne and Michael Kennedy at Northwestern Medical Surgical Associates, which has an office located near NMC’s campus at 148 Fairfield Street.

Dr. Bartels earned his MD from the University of Virginia and also did his general surgery residency there. He was a Medical Staff Fellow in Surgery and a Reserarch Fellow in Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Bartels has 30 years’ experience as a general surgeon having started his career at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and spending 20 years there. He was then was recruited to Excela Health in Western Pennsylvania as Chairman of Surgery at a three-hospital community program. He is passionate about the availability of high-quality healthcare for all. He recently moved to Vermont with his wife to be near family and enjoys fishing, ice hockey and walking his dog.

Learn more about Dr. Bartels in NMC’s online Provider Directory at: https://www.northwesternmedicalcenter.org/specialty/general-surgery/. To make an appointment with Dr. Bartels, call 802-524-2168.