Learn more about Urology at Saint Francis...
Conn. August 26, 2014) – Carl Gjertson, M.D., has been
appointed Chief of Urology at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He has
practiced at Saint Francis for the past six years as part of Saint Francis
Medical Group and offers expertise in minimally invasive
surgery for prostate and kidney cancers.
Gjertson earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and completed his surgical internship and
residency in urology there as well. Dr. Gjertson received further training in
robotics, laparoscopy and endourology at Indiana University Medical Center,
Indianapolis, where he completed a fellowship.
Gjertson is board certified in urology, and is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the American
Association of Clinical Urologists, the Endourological Society, the Gold
Humanism Honor Society, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the
American Urological Association, among others.
Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north
central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed
for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest
Catholic hospital in New England. Other
major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners.
Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial
Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services
is also a Saint Francis Care Partner.
Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five
major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited
throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.