Lawrence, Camelia, MD, FACS
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS

Breast Surgery
4.9 / 5

Location Information

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute - Plainville
    201 North Mountain Road Suite 102
    Plainville, CT 06062


    Fax: 860.224.5406

About Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS

  • Title
    Director of Breast Surgery, The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center
  • Gender
  • Language
    Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L)
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients

    Breast Surgery

  • Areas of Expertise
    Axilla Management, Breast Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer Research, Breast Disease, Breast Health, Hidden Scar Breast Surgery, High Risk Patients, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy, Oncologic Plastic Surgery


  • FellowshipJohn Wayne Cancer Institute

    InternshipWestchester Medical Center/New York Medical College

    Medical SchoolRochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

    ResidencyWestchester Medical Center/New York Medical College

  • Faculty Appointments

    Quinnipiac University, Assistant Professor


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Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS, is a breast surgeon with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. She is a member of The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Breast Center team.

Board-certified in surgery and fellowship-trained in advanced breast cancer surgery, she specializes in benign and malignant breast disease.

Dr. Lawrence has more than 13 years of experience in breast surgery, including reconstructive and plastic surgeries.

Before joining the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, she practiced at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

She has been recognized numerous times for her work in the field of breast care, including being a 2017 “Women Leading the Way” honoree from the American Cancer Society, a 2017 “Doctor of Distinction” by the Fairfield County Business Journal; a Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Achievement Award recipient; a Susan G. Komen “More than Pink” honoree; and received the “Dr. Kenneth Woodward Memorial Award” in recognition for improving the health status of under-served patients.

She earned her medical degree from the Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, completed her General Surgery Residency from the Western Medical Center/New York Medical College, and (Breast) Surgical Oncology Fellowship from the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lawrence joins a talented team of providers including Elizabeth Riordan, MD, Leah Bassin, MD, and Katherine Del Prato, APRN. Along with fellow providers and support staff, she is dedicated to providing attentive, personalized care and guidance throughout the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer on into survivor-ship and recovery.

Dr. Lawrence’s office is at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 201 North Mountain Road, Suite 102, Plainville. To make an appointment or for more information, please call 860-224-5416.

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