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Maine Medical Center Names New Chief of Emergency Medicine

Michael R. Baumann, MD, has been named Chief of Emergency Medicine at Maine Medical Center.
In this role, Dr. Baumann oversees the state’s largest emergency department, which treats 90,000 patients annually at the hospital’s Bramhall Campus and Brighton FirstCare location.

Dr. Baumann joined Maine Medical Center in 2000 as an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department and became its Medical Director in 2002. He was named Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine in 2003.

He is currently the President-Elect of the Maine Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and serves on the Finance Committee of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Dr. Baumann is also Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine, and has been widely published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. 

Prior to joining MMC in 2000, Dr. Baumann was Medical Director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

A graduate of New York Medical College, Dr. Baumann completed his internship and residencies at the University of Pittsburgh.


John Lamb, APR
Communications Manager
Maine Medical Center
Phone: 207-662-4405


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