TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Cancer Center has announced the addition of Dr. Kimberly Caprio, a certified breast surgeon, to its team of cancer experts. Part of the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and Cancer Institute, Dr. Caprio will guide the development of the breast surgery program in Hartford HealthCare’s Northwest Region at CHH at 220 Kennedy Dr.
She also holds office hours at a second location at 100 Hazard Ave. in Enfield.
Dr. Caprio treats patients with benign and malignant breast issues. Her interests include management of high risk patients, hidden scar surgical techniques and oncoplastic breast conservation surgery, which utilizes plastic surgery strategies for superior cosmetic results.
“The entire Charlotte Hungerford family is so pleased to welcome Dr. Caprio and is excited to add her extensive experience and expertise to serve in this critical service area for our hospital,” said Daniel J. McIntyre, president of CHH and senior vice president of Hartford HealthCare Northwest Region.
For the past six years, Dr. Caprio has served as director of the Hoffman Breast Health Center at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford.
She is currently an assistant professor for the department of surgery at Quinnipiac University and an assistant clinical professor for the department of surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Dr. Caprio is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
Those seeking additional information may call Dr. Caprio’s office at 860-496-4190.