(HARTFORD, Conn.) – Adarsh A. Jha, M.D., of Manchester, has joined the Medical and Dental Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

A graduate of Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga, India, Dr. Jha completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas. Dr. Jha also earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Troy State University, Montgomery, Ala. In addition, Dr. Jha received the Pfizer Award and Medallion for Outstanding Performance in Medical School. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Jha has joined the practice of Mahmood Yekta, M.D., P.C., 27 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, (860) 528-7161, and 290 Collins St., Hartford, (860) 246-0500, and is currently welcoming new patients at both locations.

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.