Donald A. Guadagnoli, MD

Chief Medical Officer for Falmouth Hospital

Don Guadagnoli, MD, is Chief Medical Officer for Falmouth Hospital. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Cape Cod Healthcare.

He came to Cape Cod Healthcare in 2012 from Highlands Wellmont Health Network (HWHN) in Bristol, Tennessee. He was CEO and Medical Director for HWHN, a PHO that has more than 900 physician members.

In 2016, Dr. Guadagnoli was appointed by the University of Massachusetts Medical School as Associate Dean for Medical Education at Cape Cod Healthcare. He was also appointed Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the medical school. In his role as Associate Dean, Dr. Guadagnoli is the official liaison and site leader for the UMMS educational program at Cape Cod Hospital, a partnership that was announced in 2015. As part of this affiliation, UMMS students complete clerkships at Cape Cod Hospital in specialty areas such as general surgery, surgical subspecialties, OB/GYN and psychiatry.

An OB/GYN by training, Dr. Guadagnoli is originally from Rhode Island. He was in solo practice for 10 years and then was a founding partner of a multispecialty women’s health practice. After leaving private practice in 1998, Don went to work on the managed care side of medicine for CareAdvantage, Inc. He worked as a medical director and in a consulting capacity for their clients, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island from 1998 to 2002, when he went to work for Wellmont.

His undergraduate degree and medical degrees are from The George Washington University, and he did his residency at Brown University.