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Granich, Russ, MD





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Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Integrated Care Partners
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • MidState Medical Center


Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine


Dr. Russ Granich currently serves as Regional Medical Director for Palliative Care for Hartford HealthCare. He retired from Kaiser Permanente in 2018 where he served as the Chief of Geriatrics, Community Based Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care in San Francisco. He also served as Physician Lead for Nursing Homes, Home Health and Eldercare for all of Northern California. Dr. Granich left Kaiser Permanente to become the Chief Medical Officer of a hospice facility in California. He relocated to Connecticut in 2021 to work for Hartford HealthCare. He is board certified in both internal medicine and hospice & palliative medicine. Dr. Granich has been recognized for his exemplary leadership by the California State Legislature and the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California.


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, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare

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.