Saint Francis Expands its Hospitalist Team


(Hartford, Conn. Aug. 11, 2011) – Syed Salman Ali, M.D., a hospitalist, of Farmington, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Ali received his medical degree from the Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan, and completed his internal medicine residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. 
He has been associated with Hallmark Health Systems, Medford, Mass., as a hospitalist, and the UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, where he held an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Ali is the co-author of three papers published in peer-reviewed professional journals. 
At Saint Francis, Dr. Ali is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group. 
About Saint Francis
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, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research.  Its 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