Ronald J. Franzino, MD

General and Laparoscopic Surgery

Practice

Day Kimball Medical Group
Hillside Professional Building
346 Pomfret Street
Putnam, CT 06260
860-928-2552

Qualifications

College: University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
Medical School: University of Guadalajara, Mexico and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Internship: Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT
Residency: Waterbury Hospital Health Center, Waterbury, CT
Year Joined Medical Staff: 1988
Professional Interests: President, Day Kimball Hospital Medical Staff 2008-present; Vice President, Day Kimball Hospital Medical Staff 2006-2008; Chairman, Day Kimball Hospital Department of Surgery 1999-2007; President, Windham County Medical Society 2002-2005; Member, CT State Medical Society Committee on Physician Health
Personal Interests: Laparoscopic surgery (first physician to do such a surgery at Day Kimball Hospital); Taught Robotic Surgery at Tufts to surgeons from all over the world in 2003; Helped develop several laparoscopic instruments, many of which are still in use today; Involved with the development of the US Surgical Corporation's entire line of suture material; In early 2000's helped develop advanced laparoscopic hand instruments.