ASHIF JETHAVA, M.D., JOINS SAINT FRANCIS Specialist in Hospital Medicine

(Hartford, Conn. March 22, 2011) – Ashif Jethava, M.D., a hospitalist, of Newington, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Jethava received his medical degree from Al-Ameen Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka, India. He served as an intern in internal medicine at Al-Ameen Medical College Hospital, Karnataka, India; a house physician at Lokhandwala General Hospital, Gujart, India; and a resident in internal medicine at Capital Health System, Helene Fuld Campus, Trenton, N.J.

Board eligible in internal medicine, Dr. Jethava is a member of the American College of Physicians.

At Saint Francis, he is practicing as a member of Academic Inpatient Medical Services.

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