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Worth, Jennifer, MD, MBA, FACS





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Accepting New Patients
  • Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Chest Wall Cancer, Chest Wall Surgery, da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Nodules, Mediastinal Tumors, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pleural Effusions, Pleural Malignancies, Pneumothorax, Robotic Surgery, Thoracic Oncology

Hospitals and Organizations

  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Backus Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners


Ohio State University ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery

University of Nebraska ‐ General Surgery

Medical School
Drexel University College of Medicine

University of Nebraska ‐ General Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Association of Women Surgeons, Member
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Member
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member


Jennifer Worth, MD, FACS, is a thoracic surgeon with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

Dr. Worth’s areas of interest include: minimally-invasive and robotic thoracic surgery; thoracic oncology; lung, pleural, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall cancers; pleural effusions; pneumothorax; lung nodules; mediastinal masses; rib fractures and chest wall masses.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from DePauw University, she received a medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Nebraska and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at The Ohio State University.

Board-certified in thoracic surgery, Dr. Worth is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Association of Women Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncologists, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Women in Thoracic Surgery.



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