Michele Tantillo Sinopoli, MD, MBA, FACOG Named Chief Medical Officer of Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center, Tenet Healthcare’s Massachusetts Market

Feb 23, 2023

WORCESTER, Mass. – February 23, 2023 – Michele Sinopoli, MD, has been appointed the new Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for both Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center, Tenet Healthcare’s Massachusetts Market. She starts her new position in early April.

Michele Sinopoli In this role, her responsibilities include collaborating with hospital physician leaders and medical staff to develop and implement comprehensive clinical quality and patient safety initiatives. Dr. Sinopoli has been the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Vincent Hospital since February of 2019.

“We are excited to work with Dr. Sinopoli in her new Chief Medical Officer role,” said Carolyn Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Saint Vincent Hospital and Massachusetts Market for Tenet Healthcare. “As Chief of OB/GYN at Saint Vincent Hospital, she has proven herself to be a highly effective clinical leader who is well respected by the medical staff and the broader hospital community. She is committed to providing high-quality, safe care to the communities we serve.”

“I am honored to be given this opportunity to represent our talented and dedicated medical staff and to work closely with them to develop and implement initiatives designed to maintain the highest standards of clinical care and patient safety at our facilities,” Dr. Sinopoli said. “As a practicing physician for nearly 20 years, I am passionate about ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality and compassionate care they expect and deserve.”

Dr. Sinopoli earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from Boston University, where she graduated summa cum laude.  Most recently, Dr. Sinopoli earned her Master of Business Administration from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

In June 2019, during Dr. Sinopoli’s tenure as Chief of OB/GYN, Saint Vincent Hospital was the first hospital in Central Massachusetts to receive international recognition as a designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund that is designed to ensure high-quality mother/baby care. Under her leadership, the department of OB/GYN at Saint Vincent Hospital participates in state-wide obstetric quality initiatives through the Perinatal Neonatal Quality Improvement Network (PNQIN) of Massachusetts.  Under Dr. Sinopoli's leadership, in July 2019, Saint Vincent Hospital's special care nursery attained the designation of "Level IIB Maternal and Newborn Service," enabling Saint Vincent Hospital to care for newborns as early as 32 weeks gestational age.  

About Saint Vincent Hospital

Saint Vincent Hospital is an acute care hospital providing general and tertiary medical services to residents of Worcester and Central Massachusetts. From newborns to seniors, Saint Vincent Hospital has a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including open-heart surgery, neurosurgery, cardiovascular medicine, orthopedics and the Saint Vincent Cancer and Wellness Center. Saint Vincent Hospital was founded by the Sisters of Providence and has over a century-long tradition providing quality healthcare. It was the first hospital in Central Massachusetts to offer robotically assisted surgical procedures and minimally invasive, computer-assisted joint replacements. Saint Vincent Hospital is located at 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA and has a variety of medical group locations throughout the region. To learn more, visit www.StVincentHospital.com.

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