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Western Connecticut Medical Group Appoints Jennifer Carreiro Zikria, MD, Fellowship-Trained Medical Oncologist/Hematologist

Monday, July 16, 2012 - Danbury, CT

Jennifer Zikria, M.D.

Jennifer Carreiro Zikria, M.D.
Medical Oncology/Hematology
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Western Connecticut Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jennifer Carreiro Zikria, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist has joined its Medical Oncology and Hematology practice, where she will provide care to patients and families with cancer and hematologic conditions. She joins a highly experienced team of cancer professionals at Western Connecticut Health Network, which includes the Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital and the Regional Cancer Center at New Milford Hospital. Both hospitals are accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer, and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers for their commitment to high-quality cancer services. For information and appointments, call 203-739-7029.

A native of Brookfield and graduate of Immaculate High School, Dr. Zikria completed a fellowship in oncology and hematology at New York Presbyterian Hospital in June 2012. Her post-graduate training also included a residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, and North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System-Schneider Children’s Hospital Program, New Hyde Park, New York. Dr. Zikria graduated from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York, and Boston College.

About Western Connecticut Medical Group

Western Connecticut Medical Group (formerly Danbury Office of Physician Services) is a regional medical practice affiliated with Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital as part of Western Connecticut Health Network. Serving western Connecticut and communities in nearby New York WCMG maintains primary care offices in 10 area towns (Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, Monroe, New Fairfield, New Milford, Ridgefield, Southbury, Wilton, and Brewster, NY). Specialists in nearly 30 disciplines also serve patients at offices in Danbury, New Milford, Ridgefield and Southbury.

For more information, visit online at or call 1-877-451-DOCS (3627).