CLIFFORD RIOS, M.D., JOINS SAINT FRANCIS Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery

(HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2010) - Clifford Rios, M.D., of West Hartford, an orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Rios received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He served as a resident in orthopedic surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center and as a fellow in sports medicine at the UHZ Sports Medicine Institute, Coral Gables, Fla.

Board eligible in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Rios is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

At Saint Francis, Dr. Rios is practicing as a member of Orthopedic Associates of Hartford, P.C.

Founded in 1897, Saint Francis is a major teaching hospital licensed for 617 acute inpatient beds and 65 bassinets. It is the largest Catholic hospital in New England.