Samuel D. Buonocore, M.D., Plastic Surgery, Joins Saint Francis

Samuel Buonocore, M.D.(Hartford, Conn. July 9, 2012) – Samuel D. Buonocore, M.D., of Branford, a specialist in plastic surgery, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Buonocore received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Syracuse, N.Y. He completed his fellowship in hand and microsurgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, along with his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Buonocore also completed his general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Buonocore is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Residents and Fellows Forum. At Saint Francis, Dr. Buonocore is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group.

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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