Shilpa Rajashekar, M.D., Joins Saint Francis

 Shilpa Rajashekar MDSpecialist in Family Medicine 

(Hartford, Conn. July 24, 2013) – Shilpa Rajashekar, M.D., of Middletown, a specialist in family medicine, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. 

Dr. Rajashekar received her medical degree from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India.  Dr. Rajashekar completed her residency in family medicine at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown.  She has been in practice since 2008 and has previously worked in different outpatient settings including private practice in South Windsor as well as at FQHC in New Britain.  

Dr. Rajashekar is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Rajashekar is certified in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and wound care. 

At Saint Francis, Dr. Rajashekar is practicing as a member of Prime HealthCare PC in Avon, as well in the satellite office in South Windsor. 

About Saint Francis Care 

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, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners.  Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner.  Saint Francis Care’s 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