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Zawidniak, John Emil, MD




English, Polish

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).

Accepting New Patients
  • Rheumatology

Areas of Expertise
Gout, Myositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • Integrated Care Partners


Medical School
Jagiellonian University Medical School (Poland)

University of Connecticut School of Medicine ‐ Primary Care and Internal Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

I'm a new patient and I'm pleased with the doctor and staff

5 out of 5 stars

It doesn't get better then Dr Zawidniak! He is so thorough, smart and caring and follows through on what he says he is going to do. I trust him 100%

5 out of 5 stars

Dr.Z is great! He listens to me about my health!

4 out of 5 stars

Was a little dismissive of two concerns I had about drug side effects

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Very friendly office and the receptionist are very helpful. Never a long wait and Dr. Z is very thorough and friendly!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Z is the best RA Doctor I ever met. Knowledgeable and effective. Very nice bedside manner as we say. Takes care and listens to all your concerns.


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