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Western Connecticut Medical Group Welcomes Five New Physicians

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut Medical Group is pleased to announce the recent appointment of five new physicians to the sections of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Rheumatology, Nephrology and Hypertension, Hospitalist Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.

Marylee Dilling, M.D. (Find a Doctor profile), joined the Department of Medicine, Sections of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Dilling earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Her specialty interests include primary care for adults, primary care for children and adolescents, chronic disease management, children and youth with special health care needs and adults with chronic diseases of childhood. Dr. Dilling is a practicing physician at Primary Care of Ridgefield located at 21 South Street, Ridgefield. She is currently accepting new pediatric and internal medicine patients. To make an appointment with Dr. Dilling, call (203) 438-6541.

Mahima Gulati, M.D. (Find a Doctor profile), joined the Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Gulati earned her medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, Delhi, India, and completed an internship and residency at Jacobi Medical Center, followed by a fellowship at the University of Utah, School of Medicine. She is a practicing physician at the Endocrine and Diabetes Center of Western Connecticut located at 25 Germantown Road, Danbury. To make an appointment with Dr. Gulati, call (203) 794-5620.

Panupong Lisawat, M.D. (Find a Doctor profile), joined the Department of Medicine in the Sections of Nephrology and Hypertension and Hospitalist Medicine at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Lisawat earned his medical degree from Faculty of Medicine Chulalonkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, and completed an internship at Queen Sirikit Heart Center of the Northeast and Faculty of Medicine, Khonkaen, Thailand. He also completed his internal medicine residency training at Danbury Hospital, followed by a fellowship in nephrology at Fletcher Allen Health Care/University of Vermont. Dr. Lisawat is a practicing physician at the Danbury Hospital Medical Arts Center, 111 Osborne Street, Suite 201, Danbury. To make an appointment with Dr. Lisawat, call (203) 739-7104.

Varuni Rao, D.O. (Find a Doctor profile), joined the Department of Medicine in the Sections of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Rao earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency training and a fellowship at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Rao is a practicing rheumatologist at 33 Germantown Road in Danbury. To make an appointment with Dr. Rao, call (203) 794-5600.

Mae Kelly Tighe, M.D. (Find a Doctor profile), joined the Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Tighe earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed residency training at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a fellowship at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Tighe is a practicing gastroenterologist at the Danbury Hospital Medical Arts Center, 111 Osborne Street, Danbury. To make an appointment with Dr. Tighe, call (203) 739-7038.

If you have questions, contact Western Connecticut Medical Group, or talk to your doctor about Danbury Hospital. For a physician referral call 1-800-516-3658, or search the online Find a Doctor tool to locate a physician near you.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. As a University teaching organization, WCHN is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. WCHN offers a full continuum of care through its system of affiliated organizations that provide innovative preventative, primary and specialty care as well as home care.

The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation's fundraising campaign - Imagine Build Transform - is focusing on raising funds for a new Patient Tower, an expanded Emergency Department with Level II trauma designation, and an advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Danbury Hospital; as well as the Emergency Department at New Milford Hospital, and the Network's cutting edge Biomedical Research Institute.

For more information, visit WesternConnecticutHealthNetwork.org, DanburyHospital.org; NewMilfordHospital.org and share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital or Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital.




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