José M. Heisecke, MD, FACS

Dr Jose M Heisecke

General and Vascular Surgery

“During my residency training at BMC, I witnessed the high quality of care, compassion, and professionalism that the physicians at Berkshire Surgical Associates provided to the patients of this community.”

Dr. Heisecke has expertise in vascular surgery, gastrointestinal and breast surgery, and also performs colonoscopy procedures.

Dr. Heisecke was born in Texas, but raised in Paraguay. After graduating Medical School in 1997, he moved back to Texas to complete his medical training. Dr. Heisecke specializes in vascular, gastrointestinal, and breast surgeries and is the first of two surgeons in Massachusetts to successfully utilize a new EVAR graft.

In 2008, Dr. Heisecke joined Berkshire Surgical Associates and became a faculty member at Berkshire Medical Center. He speaks Spanish, English, and Portuguese fluently.

Dr. Heisecke lives in Pittsfield with his wife Christina, and their six children. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer, which he did professionally while living in Paraguay.


  • M.D., Universidad National de Asuncion (UNA), Asuncion, Paraguay, 1988-1992

Post Graduate

  • Resident, General Surgery, Hospital Frances, Asuncion, Paraguay 1994-96
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Frances,Asuncion, Paraguay 1996-97
  • Hematology and Oncology, VA Hospital, Boston, MA 1998
  • Resident, Family Practice, McAllen Medical Center, McAllen, TX 1999-2002
  • Resident, General Surgery, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA 2002-08

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Practice, 2002
  • American Board of Surgery, 2010
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