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Dr. Kimberly Caprio, a Breast Surgeon, Joins Cancer Institute

November 20, 2019

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Cancer Center has announced the addition of Dr. Kimberly Caprio, a certified breast surgeon, to its team of cancer experts.

Dr. Caprio, part of the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and Cancer Institute, will guide the development of the breast surgery program in Hartford HealthCare’s Northwest Region at CHH at 220 Kennedy Drive, Torrington. She also holds office hours at a second location at 100 Hazard Avenue in Enfield.

Dr. Caprio treats patients with benign and malignant breast issues. Her interests include management of high-risk patients, Hidden Scar surgical techniques, and oncoplastic breast conservation surgery, also known as reconstructive lumpectomy, which uses plastic surgery strategies for superior cosmetic results.

“The entire Charlotte family is so pleased to welcome Dr. Caprio and is excited to add her extensive experience and expertise to serve in this critical service area for our hospital,” said Daniel J. McIntyre, President, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and Senior Vice President, Hartford HealthCare Northwest Region. “She joins a dedicated team of well-respected local providers and medical professionals committed to ensuring the best possible cancer care and treatment in our region.”

For the past six years, Dr. Caprio has served as Director of the Hoffman Breast Health Center at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford and is currently Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, at Quinnipiac University as well as Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at UConn School of Medicine.

Dr. Caprio, a graduate of Boston College and New Jersey Medical School, completed her residency at New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Surgery, where she later served as Administrative Chief Resident. She completed her interdisciplinary breast surgery fellowship at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, and is a retired Navy lieutenant commander.

She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Dr. Kimberly Caprio’s new office is adjacent to the Center For Cancer Care in the Hartford HealthCare medical building, 220 Kennedy Drive, Torrington. To make an appointment, or for more information, please call 860.496.4190.