Physician Detail

Rajani P. Nadkarni, MD

5.0 /5
254 surveys


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Medical Oncology, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Internal Medicine, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Genitourinary Cancer, Head & Neck Cancers, Hematologic Cancers, Lung Cancer

Physician Quicklink

Institute URL



Nadkarni, Rajani P., MD

Call for Appointment



Office Locations

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

    435 Lewis Avenue
    Suite 220
    Meriden, CT 06451
    Get Directions >>

    Phone: 203.238.7747
    Fax: 203.686.0282


Rajani Nadkarni, MD, is a Medical Oncologist/Hematologist with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center.

She earned his medical degree MBBS in psychiatry from Seth GS Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India, where she placed first in the university. After migrating to the United States in 1988, she completed her residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of St. Raphael, where she served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at Yale University with a clinical research interest in lymphoma and lung cancer.

In the last 20 years of practice, she has developed an interest in breast cancer and the genetics of cancer. She also has an interest in the treatment of lung and colon cancers and lymphoma.

She initiated the Cancer Risk Assessment Program in 2010 and is the medical director of the program at MidState Medical Center. She is a member of the Breast Disease Management Team as well as the High Risk for Cancer Subcommittee for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, and is past president of the MidState medical staff.

She has been recognized for her compassionate approach to cancer care and her interest and initiative in the quality of cancer care by her patients and peers. She received the Connecticut Hospital Association Healthcare Hero Award in 2015 and a Leadership Award at MidState Medical Center.

Her practice welcomes all patients with cancer and blood disorders.



Medical School

  • GS Medical College University Bombay 1988 MD


  • Hospital of St. Raphael 1994


  • Yale University 1997

Faculty Appointments

Yale Univeristy School of Medicine, Clinical Instructor

Professional Organizations

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Connecticut State Medical Society
American Medical Association

Insurance Accepted*

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, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, 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.

Did you know? 

Physicians can request updates and changes made to their profile.

Request a Change