Saint Francis Welcomes Hospitalist

(Hartford, Conn. August 4, 2011) – Mona Parikh M.D., a hospitalist, of New Britain, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Parikh received her medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Saint Maarten. She served as a resident and chief resident in internal medicine at the Western Reserve Care System, Youngstown, Ohio. Board eligible in internal medicine, Dr. Parikh is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the American Medical Student Association. At Saint Francis, Dr. Parikh 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, please visit