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Dr. Zarfos joins The Hospital of Central Connecticut

New Britain [October 30 2013] - Kristen A. Zarfos, M.D., FACS, a surgeon who specializes in breast and thyroid surgery, has joined The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s (HOCC) medical staff as surgical director of HOCC cancer center’s Comprehensive Breast Health Center. She is also a medical staff member of Hartford HealthCare Medical Group.

Zarfos, who performs surgery exclusively at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, welcomes new patients to her Hartford HealthCare Medical Group office at 399 Farmington Ave., Suite LL2, Farmington. She has specific interest in breast health and early detection, breast cancer identification and prevention for high-risk women, breast cancer management in geriatric women, and thyroid surgery for goiters, nodules and cancer.

She earned her medical degree at University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore. She completed a general surgery internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was a surgical resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass., and completed her chief residency at Baystate Medical Center, where she was also a Tufts University teaching fellow. Most recently, Dr. Zarfos was director, Comprehensive Breast Health Center, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and an attending physician with Saint Francis Medical Group, Inc. in Hartford. She is an assistant professor of surgery at University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Zarfos, board-certified in surgery, is a Diplomate, general surgery, American Board of Surgery, and a fellow, American College of Surgeons. She is a member of the Patient Advocacy Committee, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Project. She is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. Zarfos’ office can be reached at 860-224-5416.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900 X6507

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