Michael L. Therrien, M.D., Joins Saint Francis

Dr. Michael Therrien(Hartford, Conn. February 24, 2014) – Michael L. Therrien, M.D., of Putnam, a specialist in cardiovascular disease and critical care, has rejoined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU). 

Dr. Therrien received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Saint Francis where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.  Dr. Therrien also completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Brown University Integrated Hospitals Cardiology, Providence, R.I.   

Dr. Therrien held several leadership roles both when he worked at Saint Francis from 1998 – 2008 and in positions later with the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps and the VA Healthcare system.   

A combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Therrien is board certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Critical Care. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians.     

At Saint Francis, Dr. Therrien is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group at the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut. 


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 www.stfranciscare.com.