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Jonathan R. Sporn, M.D.
Section Chief, Hematology and Oncology


Hematology and Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

Saint Francis Medical Group, Inc.
Cancer Center
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860.714.4680
Fax: 860.714.8047

7 Elm Street

Enfield, CT 06082
Phone: 860.714.4680
Fax: 860.714.8047

Clinical Interests:
GI/GU Cancers
Oncology clinical trials
Immunotherapy of cancer
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA ’81-84

Faculty Appointments:
University of Connecticut Medical School – Professor,

Scientific Publications: 31

Society Memberships:
1980 Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
1990 Hartford County Medical Society
1988 American Society for Clinical Oncology
1988 Connecticut Oncology Association

Physician Sketch:

Jonathan Reed Sporn, M.D., a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical Center, served
as an Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts
Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed his Fellowship Training
in Hematology and Oncology at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover,
New Hampshire in 1986. After several years as a practicing Oncologist in Bangor,
Maine he joined the University of Connecticut Health Center as an Assistant Professor
in Clinical Oncology and rose to the rank of Professor. During his 15
years on the full-time staff at the University of Connecticut Health Center,
he was the Director of the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program from 1991-
1997, and the Lead Oncologist for the Multidisciplinary Program in Melanoma and
the Multidisciplinary Program in Breast Cancer. His clinical research activities
have included National Cancer Institute sponsored cooperative group trials, investigator-initiated
trials of tumor vaccines and other approaches to immunotherapy, and trials of
novel therapeutic agents developed by the pharmaceutical industry. In September
2002, he joined the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center as an Attending
Physician. Dr. Sporn is the Lead Oncologist for the GI Cancer Program of Excellence,
the Director of the Immunotherapy Program, and the Director of Cancer Clinical
Trials Office. In 1983 he received the George Sheehan award from the American
Cancer Society Hartford Chapter for Excellence in Patient Care. In 2005, for
the third time, he was selected as one of Connecticut’s “Top Doctors” by “Best
in America”. He holds an appointment as a Professor of Clinical Medicine
at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Board Status:
Internal Medicine 84
Medical Oncology 87
Yale University ’75 B.S.
SUNY Upstate Medical Center ’81 M.D
In Practice Since: 1981
Practicing with Saint Francis Since: 2002
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: M