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Robotic Surgery specialists


Colorectal surgeon
Christine M Bartus, M.D., FASCRS

Gynecologic Oncologists
Jonathan Aaron Cosin, M.D.
Xun Clare Zhou, M.D.

Obstetrician / Gynecologists
Anthony A Luciano, M.D., FACOG, FACE
Danielle E Luciano, M.D., FACOG
Richard J Dreiss, M.D.
Rachel LaMonica, D.O.
Gerard M Roy, M.D.

Otolaryngologist
Louis Petcu, M.S., M.D., FACS

Surgical Oncologist
Bret M. Schipper, M.D.

Urologist
Joshua Stein, M.D.




Christine M Bartus, M.D., FASCRS

Christine Bartus Education

Medical degree, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; surgical internship, Allegheny University, Philadelphia; residency, UConn School of Medicine; fellowship, colon and rectal surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation.






General Info

Specializes in colorectal cancer, fecal incontinence, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease

Primary Practice

40 Hart St., New Britain: 860-229-8889




Jonathan Aaron Cosin, M.D.

Jonathan Aaron Cosin Education

Medical School: New York Medical College.

Residency: Baystate Medical Center.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): University of Minnesota.



General Info

Areas of Interest: Dr. Cosin specializes in pelvic and reconstructive surgery, and performs minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy and robotics.

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology, OB/GYN.


Faculty Appointments: Dr. Cosin previously served as an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology for Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

A practicing physician for nearly 15 years, Dr. Cosin most recently was section director of gynecologic oncology at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.
In 2012, he received the Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors award and Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer award—an honor which puts him in the top one percent of physicians in the nation specializing in gynecologic oncology.

Since 2006, Dr. Cosin has made two medical mission trips a year to Grenada, a small country where there is no gynecologic oncology specialist.


Primary Practice

440 New Britain Ave., Plainville: 860-826-1101

Xun Clare Zhou, M.D.

Xun Clare Zhou Education

Medical School: Harvard Medical School.

Residency (OB/GYN): Yale New Haven Hospital.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): Mayo Clinic.



General Info

Areas of interest include robotic surgeries for endometrial, cervical and early-stage ovarian cancers; clinical and translational research; medical education for residents and students.

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology.



Primary Practice

40 Hart St., Building D, New Britain: (860) 826-1101




Anthony A Luciano, M.D., FACOG, FACE

Anthony Luciano Education

Medical degree, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; internship, Hartford Hospital; obstetrics and gynecology residency, University of Connecticut; fellowship, reproductive endocrinology and Infertility.


General Info

Professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; director, Center for Fertility and Women's Health, Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General campus.

Primary Practice

Center for Fertility and Women's Health, 100 Grand St., Suite E3, New Britain: (860) 224-5467

Danielle E Luciano, M.D., FACOG

Danielle Luciano Education

Medical degree, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; obstetrics/gynecology residency, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; advanced endoscopy fellowship.

Primary Practice

Center for Fertility and Women's Health, 100 Grand St., Suite E3, New Britain: (860) 224-5467

Richard J Dreiss, M.D.

Richard Dreiss Education

Medical degree, Rutgers Medical School, New Jersey; postgraduate training, University of Connecticut Health Center.



General Info

In practice since 1986

Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, 300 Kensington Ave., New Britain: (860) 224-6205

Rachel LaMonica, D.O.

Rachel LaMonica Education

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, N.Y.; obstetrics/gynecology residency, University of Connecticut Health Center.

Primary Practice

The Hospital of Central Connecticut: (860) 224-5691

Gerard M Roy, M.D.

Gerard Roy Education

Medical degree, Chicago Medical School; postgraduate training, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington. Fellowship training in advanced laparoscopy.



General Info

In practice since 1997. Associate clinical instructor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology.

Primary Practice

New Britain OB/GYN Group, P.C., 40 Hart St., Building A, New Britain: (860) 224-2447

Additional Practice

35 North Main St., Southington: (860) 628-4759




Louis Petcu, M.S., M.D., FACS

Louis Petcu Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; surgery internship, otolaryngology residency and chief resident of Otolaryngology, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. He also earned a master’s degree in biochemistry from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia.


General Info

Medical Director, Ear, Nose andTthroat and Allergy Clinic.
Also practices at 209 Main St., Southington, (860) 621-6761.
Medical director of the Ear, Nose and Throat and Allergy Clinic, The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Previously in private practice for 17 years. Senior clinical instructor of otolaryngology at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston.



Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, 292 West Main St., New Britain: (860) 224-2631

Additional Practice

375 Willard Ave., Newington: (860) 768-1168




Bret M. Schipper, M.D.

Bret Schipper Education

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies.

Internship (General Surgery): S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Residency (General surgery): University of Pittsburgh.

Fellowships (Research), (Surgical Oncology): University of Pittsburgh.

General Info

Areas of interest: Robotic surgery and surgical care for patients with colon, liver, pancreas and gastric cancers.

Offers HIPEC, Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, for peritoneal-based metastatic disease from cancers such as appendiceal cancer, mesothelioma, and colon cancer.



Primary Practice

Central Connecticut Surgical Oncology, 40 Hart St., Building D, New Britain: 860-827-1981




Joshua Stein, M.D.

Joshua Stein Education

Medical degree, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; internship, residency in general surgery, and residency in urology, Yale-New Haven Hospital.



Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, One Lake St., New Britain: (860) 826-4453