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Hospital of Central Connecticut makes medical staff appointments

New Britain [January 12 2010] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s board of directors has approved the following medical staff appointments:

Gynecologic Oncology
Aaron Shafer, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Shafer completed an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I.; and a gynecologic oncology fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, N.C. He practices at 85 Seymour St., Suite 705 Hartford, 860-545-4341.

Hospitalist
Karim Namek, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada. Namek completed an internal medicine internship at Danbury Hospital; and a hepatology and liver transplantation fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City. He practices at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and is director of its Hospitalist Program.

Maternal Fetal Medicine/Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yu Ming Victor Fang, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, N.Y. Fang completed an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, N.Y.; and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at University of Connecticut Health Center. He practices at 85 Jefferson Street, Hartford, 860-545-2884.

Podiatry
Jennifer Decker, D.P.M., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. She earned her degree in podiatric medicine at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois. Decker completed a podiatric residency at St. Joseph Hospital as well as Thorek Memorial Hospital/Weil Foot and Ankle Institute, Chicago; and a reconstructive foot surgery fellowship at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. She practices at The Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, One Liberty Square, New Britain, 860-229-2807.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Aly Hemdan Abdalla, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at University of Cairo, Egypt. Hemdan Abdalla completed an internal medicine residency at Bridgeport Hospital; and a pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City. He practices at Giosa & Brown Pulmonary Associates, 455 Lewis Avenue, Meriden; 203-238-9726.

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