Dr. Joseph Pfeifer

Trauma Surgery
Pittsfield, MA
39 years experience male

Locations

Berkshire Surgical Professional Services

Pittsfield, MA

Address

777 North St., Pittsfield, MA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Trauma Surgery, Board Certified

Critical Care, Board Certified

General Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

200 Answers
54 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience Trauma Surgery
No: Recovery from brain injury is usually maximal at 1 to 2 years. Further recovery after that is unlikely, though there may be some benefit in continuing ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience Trauma Surgery
Thoracic or trauma : You may have a malunion or nonunion of the rib fracture. These can be painful and annoying. A CT scan can detect the problem. If severe enough, can be ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience Trauma Surgery
Arthritis: That many bony injuries, you are lucky to be alive. Any fracture associated with joints may become arthritic prematurely over time. Chronic pain is an ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pfeifer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pfeifer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Forgot to mention that my serum salivary amylase is always increased
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I will definitely do everything I can to prevent that.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My son almost died of ards when he had swine flu

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

UMDNJ UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1986

Awards

Brian Bednarz Teaching Award UMass Medical School
Surgical Resident's Teaching Award Berkshire Medical Center 2014

Affiliations

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
American College of Surgeons
Massachusetts Medical Society
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