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Western Connecticut Medical Group Opens Primary Care Office in Wilton

Monday, November 21, 2011 - Danbury, CT

Patrick Broderick, M.D., President of Western Connecticut Medical Group (formerly Danbury Office of Physician Services) has announced the opening of its newly affiliated primary care office at 20 Old Ridgefield Road (Map) with board-certified internal medicine physicians Ben Hur Aguilar, MD; Carolyn Couture, MD, FACP; and Arthur D’Souza, MBBS, MD. For additional information and appointments, call 203-762-5588.

Dr. Aguilar completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, and earned a medical degree cum laude at the University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, Philippines. His clinical interests include preventive medicine, management of chronic conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, laboratory/diagnostic medicine, and treatment of acute infections and sexually transmitted diseases.

Dr. Couture is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. She has been practicing medicine in the Greater Danbury area since 2004, after working in western Massachusetts in association with Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Couture completed her residency at the University of Rochester, and earned a medical degree from the University of Vermont School of Medicine. She was named as a “Top Doctor” in Connecticut magazine in 2009.

Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. D’Souza completed a fellowship in gastroenterology from the Yale University Affiliate Program, and a residency at Beth Israel Hospital and New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital, where he was chief resident in medicine. Dr. D’Souza earned a medical degree from Bangalore Medical College, India. He provides endoscopy and colonoscopy services at Ridgefield Surgical Center.

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 Western Connecticut Medical Group

Western Connecticut Medical Group (formerly known as Danbury Office of Physician Services) is one of the leading medical group practices in Connecticut, offering primary care services in 12 towns throughout the region, as well as specialist physicians in more than 30 disciplines with offices in Danbury, New Milford, Ridgefield and Southbury. It is a member of Western Connecticut Health Network, affiliated with Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. For more information or to “Find a Doctor”, call 1-877-451-DOCS (3627) or visit