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Newsmaker: Dr. Fernando Hayetian

Dr. Fernando Hayetian, a surgeon at Jameson Health System in New Castle. He was recently elected into the American College of Surgeons and is the subject of a newsmaker

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Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Noteworthy: Hayetian was named to the Fellows of the American College of Surgeons during convocation ceremonies at the college's annual Clinical Congress in Chicago last month.

Age: 41

Residence: New Castle

Family: Married, with a daughter, 4

Occupation: General surgeon at Jameson Health System in New Castle.

Education: Medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1996.

Background: Hayetian, who was born and raised in Argentina, came to Pittsburgh in 2001 to pursue research in laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, surgery and a general surgery residency at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield. After completing the residency, Hayetian joined Jameson in 2009, where he practices general surgery with an interest in laparoscopic procedures.

Quote: “Being a fellow is really an honor,” Hayetian said. “It gives my patients the extra confidence that I'm following the best standards of care.”

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