Providing Eastern Connecticut Cancer Care For Decades

While the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital has a new name, it has the same trusted team of physicians who have been providing care to the Eastern Connecticut community for decades.

The experts at Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology provide personalized, coordinated and compassionate care – close to home for patients.

And because of our Cancer Institute’s charter membership in the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, cancer patients at Backus are treated according to MSK’s world-class standard of care, and have access to MSK clinical trials.


Meet our Cancer Institute Team:

Name Specialties Location
Anderson, Nicole Sunderland, MD 860.889.8331
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Norwich
Bertsch, Helaine Fannie, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Boyd, Timothy Stephen, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Brown, Amy Kirkpatrick, MD, MPH, FACS
4.9 /5
96 surveys
860.972.4341
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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  • Hartford
  • Manchester
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Bulgaru, Anca Mariana, MD 860.886.8362
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Changizzadeh, Pouyan, MD 860.886.8362
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Norwich
Chhabra, Arpit M., MD 860.704.0106
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Middletown
Coletti, David Edward, MD, FACS 860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Norwich
Dowsett, Robert James, MD 860.545.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI
5.0 /5
160 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Old Lyme
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Goldberg, Neal Benjamin, MD 860.827.4161
  • Radiation Oncology
  • New Britain
  • New Britain
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Hall, Tonya Elsa, MD 860.859.9061
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
Hauser, Stephen Hiram, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Johnson, Vanessa Morgan, MD 860.886.8362
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Kachala, Stefan, MD
4.9 /5
34 surveys
860.696.4923
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • New Britain
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
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Kane, Michael Joel, MD
4.8 /5
71 surveys
860.443.4455
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Waterford
Khan, Anwar Mangey, MD 860.827.4161
  • Radiation Oncology
  • New Britain
Khubchandani, Sapna, MD
4.8 /5
62 surveys
860.443.4455
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
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  • Waterford
Kim, Susan Y., MD 860.545.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Kolodziejczak, Leszek A., MD
4.8 /5
49 surveys
860.423.5000
  • General Surgery
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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Kurowski, Kathleen, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
46 surveys
860.204.9126
  • Breast Surgery
  • Norwich
  • Waterford
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Leopold, Kenneth Albert, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Mani, Sheida K., MD 860.827.4161
  • Radiation Oncology
  • New Britain
Martin, Richard J., MD, DMD 860.885.0444
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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  • Norwich
McKelvey, Alicia Ann, MD, FACS, FCCP 860.696.4306
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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  • Hartford
Mehendiratta, Vaibhav, MD 860.246.2571
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Enfield
  • Norwich
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Myers, Tamara T., MD, FACS 860.423.5000
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Willimantic
  • Norwich
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Oh, Steven Changsuk, MD 860.704.0106
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Middletown
  • New Britain
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Schoenberger, Steven Harris, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
149 surveys
860.443.0622
  • Urology
  • Waterford
Siracusa, Francis, MD
4.8 /5
55 surveys
860.423.5000
  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Willimantic
Spooner, Stacy Lyn, MD 203.949.2700
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Wallingford
Stanat, Christy Ann, MD 860.204.9126
  • Breast Surgery
  • Norwich
  • Waterford
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Stuart, Regina, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
47 surveys
860.423.5000
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Willimantic
  • Plainfield
  • Putnam
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Szczepanczyk, Karina, MD
4.9 /5
136 surveys
860.892.6906
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
Tramontozzi, Mark Edward, MD 860.889.3841
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
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Van Stolk, Rosalind, MD 860.447.2489
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Waterford
Wesolek, John Howell, MD, FACS 860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Norwich