Dr. Brian Wong

Meet Dr. Brian Wong, a new MS specialist in Southington

Dr. Brian Wong, a neuroimmunologist with the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience
Institute, provides specialized care to patients with multiple sclerosis at the new Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter at 462 Queen Street in Southington. Hartford HealthCare is
committed to offering access to exceptional providers, state-of-the-art technology, and the
latest treatments where patients need it most – close to home.

  • Enjoys spending time with family

  • Loves outdoor recreation

  • Proudly provides specialty care to the community

Dr. Wong cares about offering advanced neuroscience services. 
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Faces of Southington: Patrick

Meet Patrick Turek of Southington

Patrick Turek is one of more than 500 Southington residents employed by Hartford HealthCare. He chose to buy a home in Southington because of the town’s great quality of life, convenient location and all Southington has to offer. As Hartford HealthCare’s System Director for Emergency Management, it’s his job to provide the training and the tools that help keep patients, visitors and caregivers safe every day.

  • Weekend marathoner

  • Lifelong Southington resident

  • Proud Hartford HealthCare employee

Patrick cares about safety.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Faces of Southington: Dr. Asciuto

Meet Dr. Letterio Asciuto of Southington

Hartford HealthCare offers primary care physicians like Dr. Asciuto access to dozens of specialists at convenient locations right here in Southington. With this array of services, Dr. Asciuto is confident that his patients are getting the best care possible – locally.

  • Resident and trusted primary care physician in Southington for 33 years

  • President of the medical staff at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

  • Loves spending time with family, reading and serving his community

Dr. Asciuto cares about access to quality healthcare services close to home. 
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

David Zienka, Paramedic and Joe Woods, EMT

Meet Southington residents David Zienka, Paramedic and Joe Woods, EMT

The Hospital of Central Connecticut partners with AMR to provide medical direction
for emergency medical services in Southington. David and Joe are just two of the town’s
many emergency responders ensuring fast, live-saving care to thousands of residents
when they need it most.

  • Provide emergency medical services and advanced-level care to Southington residents

  • Dedicated to the health and safety of the community

  • Educate the community about CPR and other life-saving techniques

Emergency responders care about saving lives in Southington.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Faces of Southington: Ellen

Meet Ellen Ribolla of Southington

Ellen appreciates the easily accessible services at our new health center on Queen Street in Southington. This state-of-the-art building offers one-stop shopping and convenient access to a wide range of physicians and healthcare specialties close to home.

  • Resident of Southington for 16 years

  • Studying to be a licensed state wildlife rehabilitator

  • Loves listening to light jazz and rock & roll

  • Manages her healthcare needs at the Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter at 462 Queen Street

Ellen cares about having world-class healthcare in Southington.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Faces of Southington: Nellie

Meet Nellie Shepard of Southington

Nellie is one of 99 residents at Mulberry Gardens — one of three resident-centered care communities made possible by Hartford HealthCare. Living in her new home allows her to continue enjoying some of her favorite activities including singing, taking day trips, visiting with friends and … ice cream socials! She’s one of thousands of senior citizens in Southington who benefit from Hartford HealthCare's many services.

  • Chemistry and Physics teacher at Southington High for more than 30 years

  • Inspired students to achieve their potential as physicians and at NASA

  • Dedicated pet-therapy volunteer and trainer for more than 10 years

  • Delighted Mulberry Gardens resident

Nellie cares about her community.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Faces of Southington: Sharon

Meet Sharon Robinson, a Southington supporter

Sharon Robinson is deeply involved in the Southington community, proudly serving on the planning committee for the Healthy Family FunFest at the Aqua Turf for the last decade. The Healthy Family FunFest – an event sponsored by Hartford HealthCare and the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA that attracts thousands of people every year – educates and entertains the community with free healthcare screenings, clinician meet and greets, information about services, giveaways, hands-on activities, children’s games, and more.

  • Graduate of Southington High School

  • Director of Spring Lake Village Social Committee since 2008

  • Regional director of operations for Hartford HealthCare Senior Services

  • 2010 Recipient of the Southington United Way Albert Dudzik Community Impact Award

Sharon cares about educating community members on how to live healthy lives.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.

Kimberly Hughey

Meet Kimberly Hughey, a Southington supporter

Kimberly Hughey is a licensed clinical social worker and regional clinical manager for The
Hospital of Central Connecticut Counseling Center at 98 Main Street in Southington. Kimberly is dedicated to creating programs for patients with behavioral health and substance abuse issues. When Hartford HealthCare conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment for the town, residents said mental health and substance abuse were top priorities – and we listened.

  • Enjoys spending time with her family and two rescue dogs

  • Vegan enthusiast

  • Proud Hartford HealthCare employee

Dr. Kimberly Hughey cares about accessible behavioral health services.
Hartford HealthCare cares about Southington.