Dr. Michael Campanella originates from Old Bridge, New Jersey, where he lived the first 18 years of his life. He attended James A. McDivitt elementary school and Carl S. Sandburg Middle School within the district. Dr. Campanella then attended Saint John Vianney High School in Holmdel, NJ.
In 1990, Dr. Campanella moved to Boston to attend Northeastern University. While in college, he worked as an operating room aide at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA and as an Exercise Technician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. These jobs were Dr. Campanella’s introduction into the field of medicine. He went on to receive his undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology from the university.
In 1995, Dr. Campanella began working as a Cardiovascular Technician at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center New York. He spent 2 years working in the operating room as part of the cardiothoracic team where he worked as an intra-operative assistant to the surgical team , anesthesiologist, and perfusionist. Dr. Campanella then transferred to the Cardiac Catheterization lab where he assisted interventional cardiologist with angiograms and cardiac catheterizations.
Dr. Campanella developed his love for medicine while working in these various support positions and decided to attend medical school in 1999. He entered the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico and graduated in 2003. He completed the Fifth Pathway Program through New York Medical College and started residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Richmond University Medical Center Staten Island in 2004. Dr. Campanella served as the administrative Chief Resident. He was a two time winner of the resident teaching award. In 2008, Dr. Campanella was awarded the Agustin N. Ravello award for displaying commitment to the field of OB/GYN and displaying compassion for his patients.
In September 2008, Dr. Campanella entered group practice where he worked together with Dr. Simon Kokkinakis. Dr. Campanella has earned a reputation as a physician who is an active listener and takes the time needed to address every patient’s needs. In 2010, he was awarded the distinction of being one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors.
In July of 2014, Dr. Campanella, along with Dr. Kokkinakis, started Premier OBGYN and mainly serves the Staten Island and Brooklyn areas, however many patients from New Jersey are also seeking Dr. Campanella’s services.
Dr. Campanella offers a full range of care in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He manages high risk obstetric cases along with a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist, offers basic infertility treatments and works closely with reproductive specialists. He is also proficient in laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and traditional pelvic surgery and stays up to date with advances in surgical technology.
Dr. Campanella resides in New Jersey and lives with his wife and 2 children.