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Hospital makes medical staff appointments

New Britain [March 15 2011] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s board of directors has approved the following medical staff appointments:

Cardiology/Electrophysiology
Steven L. Zweibel, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine, New York City. He completed an internal medicine internship/residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (now New York-Presbyterian Hospital), New York City; cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. Zweibel is currently director of cardiac electrophysiology at Hartford Hospital. Prior to that he was director of cardiac electrophysiology at Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, N.Y.; an assistant, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Section, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; and affiliated with New York University (NYU) Medical Center (now NYU Langone Medical Center). He practices at 80 Seymour St., Hartford, 860-545-1506.

Endocrinology
Sadhis Rivas, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. She earned her medical degree at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine, Mexico. She completed an internship at El Carmen Hospital, Guadalajara, Mexico, and Garibay Hospital, Managua, Nicaragua, A.C.; an internal medicine internship and residency at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and an endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn. Previously, she was in private practice in Brooklyn. She practices at Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 100 Grand St., New Britain, 860-224-5672.

Family Medicine
Syed Hassan, M.D., has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He earned his medical degree at Baqai Medical College, Pakistan. He completed an internal medicine internship at Liaquat National Hospital, Pakistan; a general surgery internship and internal medicine residency at Jinnah Post Medical Graduate Center, Pakistan; and a family medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship at MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. He practices at Community Health Center, One Washington Square, New Britain, 860-224-3642.

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