Providing Eastern Connecticut Cancer Care For Decades

At Backus Hospital, we are dedicated to providing the best care possible by offering a complete range of diagnostic, treatment, education and support services. Our trusted team of physicians creates a plan of care that gives you the latest advances in treatments, while valuing your choices and health care goals.

We provide coordinated, comprehensive care close to home. From diagnosis and treatment to rehab and home care, we bring together a full range of medical services along with a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is a charter member of the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer alliance, which means our patient care has met the rigorous standards set by their world-class standard of care. MSK is the premier cancer center in the country, and treatment standards within the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute are aligned with MSK. Patients also have access to MSK’s world renowned clinical research trials and protocols.

Backus Hospital

Cancer Care Services
  • Cancer Care Services
  • Axillary Node Dissection
  • Breast Conservative Surgery/Lumpectormy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Chemotherapy
  • Diagnostic Services
  • External Beam Radiation
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Integrative Therapies
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Mastectomy
  • Outpatient Infusion
  • Pathology
  • Prostatectomy
  • Radiology Services
  • Radiation Seed Implantation
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Screening
  • Support Groups


Meet our Cancer Institute Team:

Name Specialties Location
Anderson, Nicole Sunderland, MD 860.889.8331
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Norwich
Aydin, H. Nail, MD 860.423.5000
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Willimantic
  • Manchester
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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 860.972.4341
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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  • Hartford
  • Manchester
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Changizzadeh, Pouyan, MD 860.886.8362
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Norwich
Coletti, David Edward, MD, FACS 860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
  • Waterford
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Dowsett, Robert James, MD 860.545.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI 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, FACS 860.696.4923
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • New Britain
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
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Kane, Michael Joel, MD 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 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
Kurowski, Kathleen, MD, FACS 860.204.9126
  • Breast Surgery
  • Norwich
  • Waterford
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Leopold, Kenneth Albert, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Maguire, Kevin, MD 860.425.5305
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Norwich
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
Mehendiratta, Vaibhav, MD 860.246.2571
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • 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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Olugbile, Sope, MD 860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
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Schipper, Bret Mitchell, MD, FACS, CPE 860.696.2040
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • New Britain
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Siracusa, Francis, MD 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 860.423.5000
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Willimantic
  • Plainfield
  • Putnam
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Szczepanczyk, Karina, MD 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
Yang, Jie, MD 860.886.8362
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich