Our Team

General Surgery

Our surgeons are board-certified and serve as faculty members in UConn's School of Medicine, where their research and expertise help train the next generation of physicians.


Peter J. Deckers, M.D.

Peter J. Deckers, M.D.

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Eric D. Girard, M.D.

Eric D. Girard, M.D.

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Yu Liang, M.D.

Yu Liang, M.D.

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David W. McFadden, M.D.

David W. McFadden, M.D.

Chair, Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief

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Brian D. Shames, M.D.

Brian D. Shames, M.D.

Division Chief, General Surgery

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Christina Stevenson, M.D., FACS

Christina Stevenson, M.D., FACS

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Robotic Surgery

Our surgeons work with a robotic surgical support team who is dedicated to assisting with robotic procedures and has undergone extensive training on the da Vinci® Surgical System.


Ramzi Alkass, M.D.

Ramzi Alkass, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Carl Gjertson, M.D.

Carl Gjertson, M.D.

Urology

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Eric D. Girard, M.D.

Eric D. Girard, M.D.

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David H. Park, D.O.

David H. Park, D.O.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Benjamin T. Ristau, M.D., M.H.A.

Benjamin T. Ristau, M.D., M.H.A.

Urology

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David Schmidt, M.D.

David Schmidt, M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery


Andrew Chen, M.D.

Andrew Chen, M.D.

Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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