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Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford physician makes ‘Top Docs’ list in Connecticut

June 23, 2021

Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford physician Stephen Lattanzi, MD, is highlighted in the 2021 list of Top Doctors in Connecticut Magazine. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list includes physicians nominated by their peers. Dr. Lattanzi cares for patients with all cancer diagnoses and has a particular interest in malignant and benign hematological disorders and gastrointestinal cancers, as well as underserved populations.

“We are very proud Dr. Lattanzi was selected for inclusion in Connecticut’s Best Doctors,” said Jeremy Kortmansky, MD, Chief Network Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “He is an exceptionally talented clinician and is committed to providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care to our patients in New London County.”

Dr. Lattanzi received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in medical oncology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is a former President of the Connecticut Oncology Association.

Dr. Anca Bulgaru (medical oncology), Dr. Mitchell Clark (gynecologic oncology), Dr. Jason Haldas (medical oncology), Dr. Krishan Jethwa (radiation oncology), Dr. Robert Legare (medical oncology), Dr. Meena Moran (radiation oncology), Dr. Benjamin Newton (medical oncology), Dr. Henry Park (radiation oncology), and Dr. Abhijit Patel (radiation oncology) also practice at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Waterford.

The Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Waterford provides medical oncology, hematology, and radiation oncology treatment to patients in Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island with 78 staff members and a 100-percent oncology certified nursing staff. The team treats more than 1,000 patients per month with 750 infusion visits and 1,100 visits in radiation oncology. In addition, patients have access to nutrition counseling, genetic counseling, social work, a breast cancer support group, financial counseling, patient navigators, gentle touch therapy, pet therapy, an exercise program for survivors, a healing garden, and a “Look Good, Feel Better” wig bank.

The full list of physicians included in this year’s 'Best Doctors' issue can be accessed online at the Connecticut magazine website.

For more information about the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford, please visit or call:

230 Waterford Parkway South Waterford, CT 06385

Phone: (860) 444-3744

Submitted by Anne Doerr on June 22, 2021