WATERBURY — Mary Lizabeth Aquavia, M.D., has joined Alliance Medical Group, an affiliate of Waterbury HEALTH. Dr. Aquavia specializes in internal medicine and women’s health and is board certified in internal medicine. She received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, completing her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine affiliated programs at St. Mary’s Hospital.
She completed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine through a collaborative program affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital and Waterbury Hospital and has been practicing medicine in Greater Waterbury since 1987.
Dr. Aquavia was instrumental in developing women-centered primary care in the region, which focused on prevention, education, health maintenance and empowering women to be active partners in healthcare.
Continuing her work in women-centered primary care, she was named medical director of the soon-to-open Comprehensive Women’s Health Center in Southbury and is working in building and shaping this new service.
Dr. Aquavia is distinguished for quality care to her patients, receiving a Five Star Excellence Award in 2017 by Professional Research Consultants, Inc., a national healthcare research and consulting organization.
She served on several leadership committees, including the Medical Executive Committee and the Women’s Health Task Force.
She developed disease state protocols for obesity and osteoporosis.
She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Waterbury Medical Society.
Her civic involvement has included United Way of Greater Waterbury, the American Cancer Society and the National Kidney Foundation.
Appointments are available by calling 203-405-7170.
Waterbury HEALTH, which includes Waterbury Hospital, Alliance Medical Group, Cardiology Associates, VNA Health at Home and Access Rehab Centers, offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, emergency and acute care and home healthcare.
Serving Waterbury and 11 surrounding communities in Western Connecticut, Waterbury HEALTH is a member of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a national family of hospitals and healthcare networks.