Yadira E. Acevedo, M.D., Joins Saint Francis

Specialist in Family Medicine 

(Hartford, Conn. August 25, 2011) - Yadira E. Acevedo, M.D., of Portland, a family practitioner, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Acevedo received her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She served as a resident and chief resident in the Middlesex Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program.

Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Acevedo served as a research associate at the University of Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and as a genetic technologist at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass.

Dr. Acevedo is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and American Medical Association. Her clinical interests include obstetrics and women's and children's health.

At Saint Francis, Dr. Acevedo is practicing as a member of the Family Medicine Center at East Hartford. 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 www.stfranciscare.com.