(Hartford, Conn. July 9, 2012) – Robert Bona, M.D., of Windsor, a specialist in hematology and oncology, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Bona, a veteran hematologist, is returning to Saint Francis after a 15 year hiatus to see patients in the hospital’s cancer center. He is a long time resident of the Hartford area and current professor of medical sciences and founding faculty member of the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Dr. Bona is a graduate of S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical College in Syracuse, N.Y., and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. Previously at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 15 years, he was honored with teaching accolades and was the hematology-oncology fellowship program director. Dr. Bona is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. At Saint Francis, Dr. Bona is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group.
About Saint Francis
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, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research. Its 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.