Leo Otake, M.D., Ph.D., Joins Saint Francis

Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 


(Hartford, Conn. June 6, 2011) – Leo Otake, M.D., Ph.D., of New Haven, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

            Dr. Otake received his medical degree cum laude from the Yale University School of Medicine and a doctorate in cell biology from the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.  He served as a resident in surgery and a resident and chief resident in plastic surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

            Board certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Otake is a member of the honor society Phi Beta Kappa and is the author or co-author of six papers published in professional journals.

            Dr. Otake most recently served as an Attending Plastic Surgeon at Yale-New Haven Hospital and holds an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Section of Plastic Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine.  At Saint Francis, he is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group.

            Founded in 1897, Saint Francis is a major teaching hospital licensed for 617 acute inpatient beds and 65 bassinets.  It is the largest Catholic hospital in New England.   For more information on Saint Francis, go to www.stfranciscare.com.