General Surgery

The Division of General Surgery at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a leading provider of comprehensive General Surgery resources in New England.

iStock_69849663_LARGEStaffed by Board Certified General Surgeons the practice is recognized for its expertise, quality personalized care, and experience in the use of leading-edge techniques such as minimally-invasive surgery.

Our many offices throughout central Connecticut provide easy access to the services you need in your community.

Our providers have expertise in the following areas:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for management of a variety of concerns including Hernia,
  • Gallstones, Splenic problems and Appendicitis
  • Endocrine Surgery including concerns with Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal glands
  • Surgery for the management of Biliary, Pancreatic and Liver problems
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Management of Patients requiring Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Oncology including Head and Neck, and Breast
  • Diseases of Veins
  • Gastric Pacing, Gastric Stimulation, Gastroparesis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

As part of our commitment to providing you with state-of-the-art General Surgery care, our Division is active in the teaching of Medical Students and Residents through UCONN and Hartford Hospital. We also participate in a number of Research protocols that enhance our ability to provide you with state-of-the-art treatment options at Hartford Hospital, Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital.
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Our General Surgery Locations:


Meet our General Surgeons:

Name Specialties Location
Ali, Aurangzeb Zeb, MD, FACS Ali, Aurangzeb Zeb, MD, FACS 203.634.0134
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Meriden
  • Meriden
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Aughton, David Christopher, MD Aughton, David Christopher, MD
4.9 /5
100 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Torrington
  • Torrington
  • Winsted
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Aydin, Huseyin Nail Nail, MD Aydin, Huseyin Nail Nail, MD
4.8 /5
83 surveys
860.423.5000
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Willimantic
  • Tolland
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Babowice, James, DO Babowice, James, DO 860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
  • Pawcatuck
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Barczak, Rafal, MD Barczak, Rafal, MD
4.9 /5
200 surveys
203.238.2691
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Meriden
  • New Britain
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Bartus, Christine Marie, MD, FACS, FASCRS Bartus, Christine Marie, MD, FACS, FASCRS
4.9 /5
186 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
  • Southington
  • Southington
  • West Hartford
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Benbrahim, Aziz, MD, FACS, FASMBS Benbrahim, Aziz, MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.8 /5
163 surveys
203.238.2691
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Meriden
  • Meriden
  • North Haven
  • Plainville
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Bliss, Lindsay Ann, MD, MPH Bliss, Lindsay Ann, MD, MPH
5.0 /5
36 surveys
860.696.2040
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
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Casillas, Sergio Rafael, MD Casillas, Sergio Rafael, MD
4.9 /5
161 surveys
860.889.9080
  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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  • Norwich
  • Norwich
  • Waterford
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Chukwumah, Chike V., MD Chukwumah, Chike V., MD
4.9 /5
133 surveys
860.246.2071
  • General Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Manchester
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Coletti, David Edward, MD, FACS Coletti, David Edward, MD, FACS
4.8 /5
99 surveys
860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
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Curtis, David Eugene, MD Curtis, David Eugene, MD 860.696.2040
  • Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Manchester
  • West Hartford
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Daoud, Vladimir Paul, MD Daoud, Vladimir Paul, MD 860.246.2071
  • General Surgery
  • Bloomfield
  • Avon
  • West Hartford
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Donahue, Terrence Keyes, MD, FACS Donahue, Terrence Keyes, MD, FACS
4.8 /5
149 surveys
860.696.5820
  • Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Berlin
Dugan, Nicholas, MD Dugan, Nicholas, MD
4.8 /5
140 surveys
203.926.8835
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Shelton
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
  • Milford
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Dyatlov, Artem, MD, FACS Dyatlov, Artem, MD, FACS
4.7 /5
85 surveys
203.332.4744
  • General Surgery
  • Bridgeport
  • Milford
  • Wilton
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Friedman, Danielle, MD, FACS Friedman, Danielle, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
76 surveys
203.926.8835
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Bridgeport
  • Wilton
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Gates, Jonathan D., MD, MBA, FACS Gates, Jonathan D., MD, MBA, FACS 860.246.2071
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Genova, Emilia, MD, FACS Genova, Emilia, MD, FACS
5.0 /5
117 surveys
203.268.5212
  • General Surgery
  • Trumbull
Gostkowski, Timothy Peter, MD Gostkowski, Timothy Peter, MD
4.8 /5
155 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Torrington
Goundrey, Timothy, MD Goundrey, Timothy, MD
4.8 /5
31 surveys
860.223.0800
  • General Surgery
  • Plainville
  • Southington
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Hannoush, Edward J., MD Hannoush, Edward J., MD
4.7 /5
164 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Farmington
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Jayaraman, Vijay, MD Jayaraman, Vijay, MD
4.8 /5
86 surveys
860.886.0660
  • General Surgery
  • Norwich
  • Pawcatuck
  • Waterford
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Kelliher, Kristine, MD Kelliher, Kristine, MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Leff, Peter David, MD, FACS Leff, Peter David, MD, FACS
5.0 /5
161 surveys
203.634.0134
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Meriden
  • Meriden
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McCallum, Robert David, MD McCallum, Robert David, MD
4.8 /5
106 surveys
860.423.5000
  • General Surgery
  • Putnam
  • Plainfield
  • Tolland
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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McGeehin, William Hugh, MD McGeehin, William Hugh, MD
4.9 /5
99 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Torrington
  • Torrington
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Myers, Tamara T., MD, FACS Myers, Tamara T., MD, FACS 860.423.5000
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
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  • Willimantic
Orlando, Rocco, MD, FACS Orlando, Rocco, MD, FACS 860.246.2071
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Hartford
Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
165 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Bloomfield
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
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Ranade, Ajay, MD, FACS Ranade, Ajay, MD, FACS
5.0 /5
37 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Torrington
Sanowski-Bell, Alexandra Justine, MD Sanowski-Bell, Alexandra Justine, MD
4.9 /5
69 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Torrington
Schwartz, Kenneth M., MD Schwartz, Kenneth M., MD
4.9 /5
153 surveys
203.238.2691
  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
  • Southington
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Serrano, Oscar K., MD Serrano, Oscar K., MD
5.0 /5
45 surveys
860.972.4219
  • Transplant Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Hartford
Shaikh, Inam Ahmed, MD Shaikh, Inam Ahmed, MD
5.0 /5
60 surveys
860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Torrington
Shapiro, Mia, MD Shapiro, Mia, MD
4.5 /5
83 surveys
860.425.8740
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Uncasville
Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
218 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Manchester
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Van Backer, Justin, MD Van Backer, Justin, MD
4.9 /5
185 surveys
860.696.4923
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • New Britain
  • Meriden
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