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Hospital of Central Connecticut names chiefs of Radiology, Surgery

[June 03 2013] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) recently named new chiefs of its departments of Radiology and Surgery.

Rekhinder (Rekha) K. Singh, M.D., FACS, was named chief of Surgery; interventional radiologist Kevin Dickey, M.D., F.S.I.R., was named chief of Radiology.

Most recently, Singh, a senior attending surgeon at HOCC, served as associate director of Surgical Critical Care. She joined the former New Britain General Hospital in 1997.

Singh, of Unionville, is also site director for the University of Connecticut Integrated General Surgery Residency Program, an associate professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Connecticut, and actively involved in teaching residents and medical students. Singh is also on several hospital committees.

Board-certified in surgery and surgical critical care, Singh earned her medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School (now known as Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) in Chicago and completed a general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dickey, of Madison, joined HOCC’s medical staff and New Britain Radiological Associates, P.C. in 2006, practicing primarily at HOCC’s New Britain General campus. He is also director of Interventional Radiology at HOCC; director of Vein Centers of Connecticut in New Britain and Madison; and an assistant clinical professor of Radiology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dickey earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta. He completed two years in a general surgery internship and residency at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta; diagnostic radiology residency at University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vt.; and fellowship training in vascular and interventional radiology at Yale University School of Medicine. Before joining New Britain Radiological Associates, P.C., he was chief of Radiology at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport. He has also worked at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. as associate professor and chief of Interventional Radiology; New Haven Radiology Associates, P.C., New Haven; Yale University School of Medicine; and has had several hospital medical staff appointments. Dickey also served the U.S. Naval Reserve as a lieutenant commander, Medical Corps.

Rekhinder (Rekha) K. Singh, M.D., FACS

Kevin Dickey, M.D., F.S.I.R.