Gustavo Angaramo, M.D.

Academic Role: Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointment(s) and Affiliations:

School of Medicine
Anesthesiology Photo: Gustavo Angaramo, M.D.


I knew I wanted to be a doctor since I was in elementary school.

I graduated from the University of Buenos Aires in 1988 and entered a surgery residency at the British Hospital of Buenos Aires where I spent four years including the last one as chief resident.  In 1993, I was accepted there for a three-year fellowship in general thoracic surgery.  However, I have always been interested in cardiovascular physiology and in search of that training I came to the US in 1997 and completed a clinical fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery here at UMass.

In 2000, I started a surgical critical care fellowship at Mass.  General.  The following year I returned to UMass and joined the faculty in the surgery department and was appointed the coordinator of the cardiac ICU.

Three years later, I began a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Cincinnati.  When I completed my residency, I returned once again to UMass but this time as a faculty member in the anesthesiology department.  I currently provide clinical anesthesia in the operating rooms as well as serve as an attending physician in the ICU.

Over the past ten years, I have trained in top-notch institutions, and engaged in leading-edge research in cardiothoracic surgery further specializing in anesthesiology and surgical critical care.  I have been very fortunate to practice in highly enriched environments where my productivity was greatly enhanced by the competitive and supportive atmosphere.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my wife and three beautiful children, as well as listening to music, playing tennis, soccer and skiing.

Since I have spent quite some time training in different specialties, I recognize how important a solid background is to practice medicine in the twenty-first century.  I enjoy working with medical students and residents in order to help train better physicians that will be proud to be part of the healthcare system in the future.




Angaramo G. Medically challenging case: emergency chest tube placement in the operating room - is it always safe? American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, October, 2009.

Angaramo G. Medically challenging case: asystole: a profound response to peritoneal insufflations in the presence of pheocromocytoma and preoperative alpha-1 adrenergic blockade. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, October, 2008.

Angaramo G, Francalancia N, Kaur S, Brea F. A novel maneuver used to rule out intraarterial placement of the introducer sheath in a patient with an ipsilateral mature forearm hemodyalisis fistula. Anesthesiology 2004; 101.

Angelillo Mackinlay T, Lyons G, Chimondeguy D, Barboza M, Angaramo G. VATS debridement versus thoracotomy in the treatment of loculated postpneumonia empyema. Ann Thor Surg 1996; 61:1626-30.

Angelillo-Mackinlay T, Angaramo G. Transcervical repair of distal membranous tracheal laceration. Ann Thor Surg 1995; 59:531-2.

Angelillo Mackinlay T, Lyons G, Angaramo G, Cingolani P. Videothoracoscopic evaluation of the indeterminate pulmonary nodule: analysis of 47 operated cases. S Am J Thor Surg 1995; 1:21-24.

Barboza PMA, Angelillo Mackinlay T, Chimondeguy D, Angaramo G. Ruptura traqueal postcirugia extratoracica (Tracheal laceration after non-thoracic surgery). Rev Arg Anestesiol 1994; 52:211-3.

Angelillo Mackinlay T, Chimondeguy D, Angaramo G, Cattaneo J, Lyons G. Tratamiento del cancer de pulmon estadio III-A (Treatment of lung cancer stage III-A). Rev Arg Cirug 1994; 67:6-13

Angaramo G, Iribarren C, Colombato A, Ane F. Plastica de eventraciones abdominales en un solo plano de sutura continua (Chronic abdominal wound hernia repair using a single layer of suture). Rev Arg Cir 1991; 61:206-208.



Academic Background

M.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1988



Postdoctoral Training

British Hospital of Buenos Aires, Residency in General Surgery, 1989-1993
British Hospital of Buenos Aires, Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery, 1993-1997
St. Vincent's Hospital, Worcester, MA, Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1997-1999
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1999-2000
Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, 2000-2001
University of Cincinnati, Residency in Anesthesiology, 2004-2007



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