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Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Hematologist/Oncologist


Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to announce that Alejandro Carvajal, MD, fellowship-trained medical hematologist/oncologist, has joined the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam.

“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Carvajal to our growing cancer care team at Day Kimball Hospital,” said Cheryl Petrarca, director of surgical services, cancer services and maternal child health, Day Kimball Healthcare. “Dr. Carvajal will help meet an important need in our community and expand the expertise that our health system offers.”

Dr. Carvajal graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA with a bachelor of science in biology in 2010. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, True Blue, Grenada in 2014.

Dr. Carvajal completed his residency in internal medicine in 2017 at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. He received an additional three years of clinical training as a fellow in hematology/oncology at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY and Northport VA Hospital, Northport, NY in 2020.

Dr. Carvajal is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Association. He has conducted clinical research in the field of oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Carvajal is conversant in Spanish.

In his free time, Dr. Carvajal can be found participating in outdoor activities, sports, and playing jazz piano and the drums. Prior to medical school, he played drums in a band and published a full-length album.

The hematology/oncology unit at the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital brings together a group of specialists and medical services to provide comprehensive cancer diagnosis and treatment right here in Northeast Connecticut. DKH’s national accredited Cancer Care program exceeds the standards established by the Commission on Cancer.

Dr. Carvajal is accepting new patients by referral and looks forward to working closely with his patients to provide patient-centered, quality cancer care. To schedule an appointment, call 860-963-6425.

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