SRIMATHI MANICKARATNAM, M.D., M.R.C.P., JOINS SAINT FRANCI

(HARTFORD, Conn.) – Srimathi Manickaratnam, M.D., of Manchester, has joined the Medical and Dental Staff at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Manickaratnam received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India. She served as a resident in critical care at Lady Willington Hospital, Chennai, India; a resident in internal medicine and intensive care at BSS Hospital, Chennai, India; a resident in internal medicine at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, U.K.; and University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, U.K. She acquired her M.R.C.P. (Member of the Royal College of Physicians) in the U.K.

She most recently served as a fellow in nephrology at the University of Connecticut Health Center, also rotating through Saint Francis and Hartford Hospital. She previously served as a chief resident in internal medicine in the University of Connecticut School of Medicine/Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and as a resident in internal medicine in the University of Connecticut School of Medicine Integrated Residency Program. She then went on to complete a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Dr. Manickaratnam is board eligible in nephrology and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is an associate member of the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation and the American College of Physicians. She is also a member of the Royal College of Physicians.

At Saint Francis, Dr. Manickaratnam will practice with Saint Francis Medical Group, Inc., serving as an academic hospitalist.

Founded in 1897, Saint Francis is a major teaching hospital licensed for 617 acute inpatient beds and 65 bassinets and is the largest Catholic hospital in New England.