Jon Pirrello, M.D., Joins Saint Francis

Specialist in Bariatric Surgery 

(Hartford, Conn. January 30, 2015) – Jon Pirrello, M.D., a specialist in bariatric surgery and general surgery, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as the Medical(Hartford, Conn. January 30, 2015) – Jon Pirrello, M.D., a specialist in bariatric surgery and general surgery, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery. 

Dr. Pirrello earned his medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.  He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Westchester Medical Center, also in Valhalla, where he also served as chief resident.  Dr. Pirrello finished a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery/bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopy at Westchester Medical Center. 

Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Pirrello is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.  He is also member of the American Medical Association, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.   

At Saint Francis, Dr. Pirrello is practicing as a member of Saint Francis Medical Group. 

About Saint Francis Care 

Saint 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.