St. Joseph’s Health welcomes physician Beata E. Belfield to St. Joseph’s Physicians Surgical Services in Fayetteville.
Belfield is a general surgeon fellowship-trained in minimally invasive surgery. Her clinical areas of expertise include minimally invasive, robotic-assisted advanced gastrointestinal surgery, foregut surgery (primary and recurrent paraesophageal and hiatus hernia, reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, and achalasia), upper endoscopy and complex abdominal wall reconstruction (hernia repair).
Prior to joining St. Joseph’s Health, Belfield earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, completed her medical degree at the University College of Dublin School of Medicine in Ireland, and went on to general surgical residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, serving as administrative chief resident in her final year. Her fellowship training in advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery was at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
During her residency and fellowship, Belfield won awards for outstanding clinical performance and for quality improvement research in minimally invasive surgery. She is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. After growing up near Albany, she and her family are enjoying a return to the state and exploring all that Central New York has to offer.