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Danbury Hospital Appoints Dr. Paul Fiedler as Chairman and Laboratory Director in the Department of Pathology

Thursday, December 01, 2011 - Danbury, CT

Paul Fiedler, M.D.

Paul N. Fiedler, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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Danbury Hospital announces the appointment of New Haven and New Milford resident Paul N. Fiedler, M.D., as Chairman and Laboratory Director of the Department of Pathology. Dr. Fiedler joins Danbury Hospital from the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven where he served as Chairman of the Department of Pathology.

Dr. Fiedler was President of Pathology Associates and Consultants, P.C. and served as an attending pathologist and Director of Clinical Chemistry at the Hospital of St. Raphael for eighteen years. He is an associate clinical professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine where he also served as assistant clinical professor of Laboratory Medicine.

Dr. Fiedler attained his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York and had also attended the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and completed residencies in pathology and laboratory medicine at Yale University School of Medicine where he was chief resident in the Department of Pathology.

A diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Fiedler is a member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, the American Medical Association, Connecticut Medical Society and New Haven County Medical Association, and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and College of American Pathologists.

Dr. Fiedler served as a guest editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has co-authored numerous research publications, abstracts and presentations, and has been issued many United States patents.

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About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is a patient-centered health care organization established in 2010 by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and their affiliated organizations, to provide the highest level of care to patients throughout Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. In addition to the two hospitals, other network affiliates include:

  • An integrated physician practice with primary and specialty care expertise
  • An agency for home care and community health services
  • A full-service retail pharmacy located at Danbury Hospital
  • Emergency medical services
  • An occupational wellness and medicine program, providing services for business and industry

Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in Women’s, neonatal, cardiovascular and cancer services; weight loss and orthopedic surgery; digestive disorders and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management.  Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs, offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns.

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About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center.  The hospital is nationally recognized as a tertiary health care center with an innovative high-tech, high-touch environment and is also a member of the Planetree organization. In addition to offering the latest robotic and minimally invasive surgical and imaging technology, it was the first hospital in Connecticut to adopt electronic health records systems. It offers a Level II Trauma Center and Level IIIb Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve as faculty members of the nation’s finest university medical centers offering a higher level of experience. 

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About New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital is a Planetree organization dedicated to patient-centered care that nurtures every patient's body, mind and spirit.  The Hospital has an extraordinary tradition of warm and caring personal attention backed by top-notch physicians, world-class technology and the newest, most advanced diagnostic and treatment options available. Your healthcare team of highly trained physicians, nurses, technicians and administrators is determined and committed to improving the health and quality of life of those we serve.

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