Douglas B Sawyer, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease |
  • Internal Medicine
Douglas B Sawyer
Dr. Sawyer joined Maine Medical Center in 2014 as Chief of Cardiac Services and Physician Leader of the Cardiovascular Services line and assumed his current role of Chief Academic Officer in 2019. As Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Sawyer oversees all aspects of the academic and research missions of Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth, and serves as Academic Dean for the Maine Track program partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Sawyer is also the Co-Director of the Myocardial Biology & Heart Failure Research Lab and and the Director of the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Acute Care and Rural Health Disparities at MaineHealth Institute for Research.

Prior to joining Maine Medical Center, Dr. Sawyer held clinical and leadership positions at Vanderbilt University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center. He received his MD and PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from Cornell University and completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiovascular fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Sawyer continues to serve his community as a practicing physician at Maine Medical Partners Cardiology and Greater Portland Health. He is a strong advocate for the American Heart Association actively participates in annual Heart Walk efforts.
Languages spoken
Hospital affiliations
MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization since 2014
MaineHealth Maine Medical Center since 2014

Education and Credentials

Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease, 1999
Internal Medicine, 1995
Brigham & Womens Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease, 1997
Brigham & Womens Hospital, 1994
Brigham & Womens Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1994
Medical School
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Doctor of Medicine (MD), 1991

Where I Provide Care

Primary Office

MaineHealth Cardiology - Scarborough

96 Campus Dr. Suite 1
Scarborough, ME 04074-7133

Other Offices

MaineHealth Cardiology - Lewiston

99 Campus Ave. Suite 301
Lewiston, ME 04240