Physician Profile: Kristen A. Zarfos, Comprehensive Breast Health Center

April 19, 2016

Breast health patients across the central Connecticut region are fortunate to have one of the most accomplished breast surgeons and specialists in the state providing care in their backyard.

Kristen A. Zarfos, MD, FACS, has been practicing in the field of breast health in Connecticut for over 25 years, specializing in breast surgery. She is the director of The Hospital of Central Connecticut Comprehensive Breast Health Center, which has a suite of spacious and private exam and consultation rooms in the newly built Medical Arts Center at 201 North Mountain Road in Plainville.

Kristen ZarfosDr. Zarfos has specific interests in breast health and early detection, breast cancer identification and prevention for high-risk women and breast cancer management in the geriatric population. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Zarfos has earned a reputation for establishing long-lasting bonds with patients based on a commitment to the overall well-being of the patient, both physically and psychologically.

The Medical Arts Center where the breast health center is located is part of a majestic 140,000-square-foot facility, located on the Plainville-New Britain town line, that also includes the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. The breast health center treats and evaluates patients of all kinds, whether they have cancer or not. Services include state-of-the art mammography technology including VolparaDensity breast imaging software that allows for a higher level of accuracy in breast exams for women with dense breasts.

The breast program at The Hospital of Central Connecticut is the only one in the state to be recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program.

Dr. Zarfos provides expert care for the following conditions:

• Breast Cancer
• Breast Lump
• Carcinoma in Situ
• Benign Breast Conditions
• Skin Lesions
To learn more about Dr. Zarfos or to schedule an appointment, please call the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at 860.827.4171.