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Duckworth, April Marie, MD

Gender

Female


Language

English

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).


Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Breast Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Axillary Surgery, Benign Breast Disease, Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Ductoscopy, Excisional Breast Biopsy, Malignant Breast Disease, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Hospitals and Organizations

  • MidState Medical Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • West Hartford Surgery Center
  • Hartford Hospital

Education

Fellowship
Allegheny General Hospital ‐ Breast Surgical Oncology

Medical School
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Residency
Brookdale Hospital (NY) ‐ General Surgery

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. April Duckworth is a wonderful person, very caring and listens to the patients concerns, she is a true caring person, and has a wonderful, personality.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth is a great doctor, very caring and warm.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor was like an Angel that felt from the sky. Besides giving explanations about the problem that my doctor had, she also talked about other healthy issues that my daughter had. It was like she knew about all the struggles that my daughter has. Her kind words touch our hearts and soul.

5 out of 5 stars

Most amazing kind pleasant dr. I have ever had the pleasure to see in all of my 65 yrs.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth is a very efficient and caring doctor. She talks to you and cares about how you are feeling.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Duckworth took her time at each appointment going over all options and answering every question. She made me feel at easy every step of the way. Easy to talk to

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor Duckworth is very compassionate and caring and informative

5 out of 5 stars

No problem - *Dr. Duckworth is the best!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth exceeded my expectations, both with the education she provided to me regarding my diagnosis, as well as my options and the next steps. Dr. Duckworth was noticeably compassionate and went the extra mile to make me feel safe and cared for.

5 out of 5 stars

Happy with Dr and her assistant

5 out of 5 stars

I always recommend Dr April Duckworth. She is top of the line professional

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth was communicated her thought process in regards to my treatment very clearly. She has excellent bedside manners!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr April Duckworth is an incredile person. She is very skilled as a surgeon and also caring and very easy to talk to. She is very approachable and accessible.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth is excellent at explaining everything. She listens well and understands that some medical conditions can be life altering.

5 out of 5 stars

She's a very wonderful doctor and is friendly by listening to you whatever problems you have.

5 out of 5 stars

I give everyone Dr duckworths name and number. Have sent family and friends to this medical group. I work in mental health for Hartford Healthcare so I do not say this lightly

5 out of 5 stars

Routine visit this appointment. Always have received wonderful care.

5 out of 5 stars

I can't say enough good things about *Dr. Duckworth.

5 out of 5 stars

The PA, and the Dr. Were extremely helpful, and explained my condition and what to,expect going forward


Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth explained everything step by step. I was so comfortable with her. She explained so well & complete that all the questions I was going to ask had been covered. Great personality.

5 out of 5 stars

Very caring, took all the time needed to explain things.

5 out of 5 stars

HHC has been amazing in supporting me and my family during a very difficult time. They have provided prompt, compassionate service and support. I can't imagine going through a difficult medical situation with any other medical group. They have been fast and competent and made us feel cared for and about. I'm so grateful to have our family healthcare through them. They have been there when it counted.

5 out of 5 stars

Most compassionate, caring, kind, knowledgeable, and down to earth. I can go on and on! You can see the sincerity and compassion in her eyes. I trust her! Trusting your Dr. is one of the most important factors. She is easy to talk to and she explains everything. She has a warm and personable personality. Beautiful smile! She is such a beautiful person with a vast of knowledge and experience. She deserves beyond 5 stars ratings.

5 out of 5 stars

Very knowledgeable Very good

5 out of 5 stars

Very excellent doctor, good communication, she cares about the patient and communicates directly with the patient, I recommend her!!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth is an excellent doctor. She is very helpful and caring. But above all she is an amazing person.

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent and easy to talk to. Explained procedure and after care well!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth and her staff are first rate. She is extremely friendly and immediately put me at ease.

Bio

Dr. April Duckworth is a breast oncology surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Dr. Duckworth completed a fellowship in breast surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and specializes in all aspects of breast surgery for benign breast disease and breast cancer.

She earned her medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed her residency in general surgery at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn. She completed a research year at the New York University Institute of Research in Plastic Surgery.

Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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