Breast Health Center

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at St. Vincent’s Breast Health Center, fighting breast cancer is not just treating the disease. It is about caring for all of you: body, mind and spirit.

We deliver state-of-the-art breast cancer treatment and provide support services for you, your loved ones and your family.

St. Vincent’s Breast Health Center’s fellowship-trained physicians are well known throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties and are widely recognized for their level of expertise. They are led by Dr. Richard Zelkowitz, Medical Director of the breast program and a staunch patient and family advocate, and Dr. Brigid Killelea, Chief of Breast Surgery, a dedicated breast cancer research specialist with more than a decade of experience caring for patients with breast cancer.


Mammography Locations

At Hartford HealthCare, we have mammography sites throughout Connecticut that are convenient, safe, and suit your busy schedule.

Find a Location

Free Mammography Guide

Download our free guide from the experts at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center to learn about this crucial diagnostic tool and how important it is to overall health.

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Our Team

A team of experts will develop a plan specifically for you. A weekly multi-disciplinary tumor board is made up of physicians, surgeons, nurses and other specialists who look at your condition, as well as your lifestyle and other personal factors.

Awards & Recognition

Breast Center of Excellence

St. Vincent's Breast Health Center was the first in the area to earn the Breast Center of Excellence distinction from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer: Outstanding Achievement Award

St. Vincent’s Breast Health Center received the highest level of accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. The Outstanding Achievement Award is granted to programs that have not only met standards set by the Commission on Cancer, but also exceeded compliance ratings for all designated standards.

America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®

St. Vincent’s Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that St. Vincent’s Medical Center is in the top of the 4,542 U.S. hospitals offering breast care services.

The list of 416 award winners, including St. Vincent’s Medical Center, represents breast centers that have met the highest standards of breast care in the nation as set by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and carry the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) seal from the American College of Radiology.

A member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, we provide innovative care close to home.

We offer the latest treatments through our ongoing membership in the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Alliance, which gives you access to the latest standards of care and clinical trials.

The MSK Alliance


Our Breast Health Specialists

Name Specialties Location
Brutus, Valerie, MD, FACS Brutus, Valerie, MD, FACS
5.0 /5
63 surveys
475.210.7002
  • Breast Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Bridgeport
  • Trumbull
  • Wilton
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Craig, Elizabeth Stirling, MD Craig, Elizabeth Stirling, MD
4.9 /5
50 surveys
475.210.7002
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bridgeport
  • Milford
  • Westport
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Dhanjal, Sandhya A., MD Dhanjal, Sandhya A., MD
4.9 /5
376 surveys
203.255.4545
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
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Dost, Sara Naureen, MD Dost, Sara Naureen, MD
4.9 /5
160 surveys
860.972.4183
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
  • Hartford
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Even, Michele Risa, MD Even, Michele Risa, MD 203.696.6125
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shelton
Goodstine, Shelley Lynn, MD 203.696.6125
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shelton
Killelea, Brigid Kelley, MD, FACS Killelea, Brigid Kelley, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
104 surveys
475.210.7002
  • Breast Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Bridgeport
  • Milford
  • Trumbull
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Rosasco, Sarah Lyla, MD Rosasco, Sarah Lyla, MD 203.696.6125
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shelton
Squitieri-Harkins, Kelly Ann, MD Squitieri-Harkins, Kelly Ann, MD 203.696.6125
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shelton
Stewart, Sarah Travis, MD Stewart, Sarah Travis, MD 203.696.6125
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Shelton
Zelkowitz, Richard Scott, MD Zelkowitz, Richard Scott, MD
4.9 /5
364 surveys
203.874.3830
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Bridgeport
  • Wilton
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