PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown Surgical Associates announced it’s expanding the practice’s Division of Colorectal Surgery with the addition of fellowship-trained surgeon Katherine A. Baysinger, M.D., FACS.
Specializing in colorectal surgery, Dr. Baysinger has clinical interests in robotic surgery for the treatment of rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease; pelvic floor disorders in women; quality improvement; and a commitment to resident education.
“At Brown Surgical Associates, we pride ourselves on providing world-class surgical care to the people of Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and beyond,” said Dr. William Cioffi, President of Brown Surgical Associates. “The addition of a fellowship-trained surgeon as skilled and highly regarded as Dr. Baysinger to our world-renown colorectal surgery team will ensure we’re fulfilling our mission.”
Dr. Baysinger is now seeing patients at 208 Collyer Street, Suite 301A in Providence, RI.
She will also be joining her Brown Surgical Associate colleagues – Dr. Adam Klipfel, Dr. Leslie Roth, Dr. Steven Schechter and Dr. Matthew Vrees – at The Miriam Hospital in Providence.
“As soon as I met the partners at Brown Surgical Associates, I knew it was going to be a great fit,” Dr. Basinger said. “They’re all terrific people who work really well together. I am confident I am going to have a really good support system and be able to further the goals of providing outstanding care for the community.”
Dr. Baysinger comes to Rhode Island from Augusta, Georgia, where she was recently a member of Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates. She earned her medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and went on to do her internship and residency in general surgery at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. This was followed by a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Texas at Houston.