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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

Education

Fellowship
H. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Medical School
St George's University School of Medicine

Residency
University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews


Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

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

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 did a excellent job evaluating my problem.

5 out of 5 stars

Todd Alekshun is the best you can get. Long story but I feel he probably saved my life! He’s so very down to earth and relatable. Can’t say enough.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Alekshun has been my oncologist for 13 years I trust him completely. His interactions with me are outstanding.

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.

Insurance

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

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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