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Alekshun, Todd Joseph, MD

Title
Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Hartford Hospital

Gender

Male


Language

English

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Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myelomas, Thoracic Cancers

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital

Education

Fellowship
H. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center ‐ Hematology/Oncology, Blood & Marrow Transplant

Medical School
St George's University School of Medicine

Residency
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews


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5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Alekshun is one of the finest doctors, in my 75 years, that I have had the experience of dealing with. He is kind, thoughtful, experienced, and always gives you 100%.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Alekshum is a great doctor very knowledgeable and compassionate.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Alekshun was very attentive and patient with my elderly dad. He was thorough and contacted us promptly with a review of all test results. I strongly recommend. His staff was lovely too!

5 out of 5 stars

I have been visiting Dr. Alekshun regularly for over a year now. I greatly value his thoroughness and concern, and he is readily responsive when using the My Chart Plus link.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Alekshun is very expert in his medical field. He has a very good reputation, and willing to help me in my most difficult time. It is a blessing to have him in your team.

Bio

Todd J. Alekshun, MD, RPh, is a hematologist/oncologist at Hartford Hospital. He is a graduate of the St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, then completed internal medicine residency at Hartford Hospital through UConn and a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of South Florida. He also holds a degree in pharmacy from UConn.

Dr. Alekshun conducts a variety of research, and served as the principal investigator on a clinical trial investigating the use of a combination of medications to condition patients with primary refractory multiple myeloma and plasma cell leukemia for blood stem cell transplants. He also served as principal investigator of a study into the use of medication treatment for high-risk patients with multiple myeloma.

He has also published in professional journals on such subjects as diseases of large granular lymphocytes, aggressive t-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia and skeletal muscle T-cell lymphoma.

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Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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