The Children's Heart Center

Dr. Michael Willers

Dr. Michael Willers is a highly trained, board certified pediatric cardiologist who practices state-of-the-art medicine in a family-friendly environment. He believes strongly in the importance of compassion, education, and responsiveness when caring for patients and their families.

Learn more about our philosophy of care, or read some parent reviews.



  • Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology (2005 to 2008)
  • Cornell Medical Center—New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, Internship and Residency in Pediatrics (1999 to 2002)
  • Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, Doctor of Medicine (1995 to 1999)
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Bachelor of Arts in Biology (1990 to 1994)

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Quality of Patient Care Award (2011), Baystate Children’s Hospital
  • Outstanding Faculty Teacher of the Year (2010), Baystate Children’s Hospital
  • Patient Satisfaction Award (2009), Baystate Children’s Hospital
  • Fellowship Award for Excellence in Teaching (2006), Yale School of Medicine
  • Residency Award for Excellence in Teaching (2002), New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar (1996 to 1999)

Clinical Experience

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital, Springfield, MA (2008-2011), Pediatric Cardiologist, Director of Pediatric Exercise Physiology Laboratory
  • Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (2005-2008), Pediatric Cardiology Fellow
  • Fair Haven Community Health Center, New Haven, CT (2002-2005), Pediatrician, Director of Immunizations and Pediatric Pharmaceuticals
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT (2002-2005), Attending Pediatrician
  • Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT (2002-2005), Attending Pediatrician

Professional Service

  • Executive Board Member, New England Congenital Cardiology Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American Heart Association
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • General Pediatrics


Learn more about Dr. Willers’ extensive presentations at conferences and other training events, nationally and abroad.