Specialist in Bariatric
(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
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.
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.