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Resident Biography



Catherine Bixby, DO

Postgraduate Year 4

Medical School

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine


Hometown: Newington, CT

Undergrad Institution: Fordham University

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Other degrees: MS degrees in Neuroscience and Medical Science

Future plans: Cardiothoracic surgery

Why UMASS?:  Everyone in the program (attendings, administration, co-residents etc) are genuinely invested in resident education, growth and success. The program values and actively supports each resident’s unique qualities and career aspirations. The program additionally provides exceptional surgical training through high case volumes and operative exposure in all specialties. I am very grateful and proud to be a part of such a strong supportive surgery family/team!

Favorite thing to do in Worcester?: Explore the wide variety of restaurants!

Recent abstracts, posters, or publications:

Kronfli,A.P., Bixby,C.E., Brehm,C., Soleimani,B. Late cardiac tamponade four years following total artificial heart implant. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2020, Sept:110(3): 757-1100.