Hospital of Central Connecticut Joint and Spine Center hosting free Feb. 27 lecture

February 21, 2014 By Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900 X6507

The Hospital of Central Connecticut Joint and Spine Center is hosting the second in a series of three, free orthopedic lectures by orthopedic surgeon Robert Carangelo, M.D. The next lecture, Finding Relief from Hip Pain, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27.

The final lecture is Partial Knee Replacement on March 27. Carangelo is medical director of HOCC’s Joint Center.

All lectures will be held at HOCC’s New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St., in Lecture Room 2. Free validated parking will be available in the Quigley Garage, adjacent to the hospital; refreshments will be provided. To register, please call 1-800-321-6244.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut offers the latest techniques in hip, shoulder and knee replacements, along with extensive patient education and comprehensive post-surgical care and rehabilitation. To learn more about the Joint and Spine Center, please visit

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) is a 444-bed acute care teaching hospital with two campuses, New Britain General and Bradley Memorial in Southington. A member of Hartford HealthCare, HOCC services include emergency, inpatient, surgery, laboratory, outpatient, and radiology. Among specialty areas are cardiovascular care, metabolic health, obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, and psychiatry/behavioral health. For more information, please visit; for a physician referral, call 1-800-321-6244.