Backus Hospital Welcomes Vascular Surgeon

Norwich, CT – Vascular and endovascular surgeon Akhilesh K.  Jain, MD, RPVI, FACS has joined the Backus Hospital medical staff and has begun seeing patients in Norwich.

Dr. Jain’s areas of interest include abdominal aortic and iliac aneurysms, thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage surgery (open and endovascular), carotid artery stenosis, renal and mesenteric vascular disease, acute pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and popliteal artery aneurysm.

“It is an honor to welcome Dr. Jain to the Backus Medical Staff and to our Heart and Vascular team in the East Region,” says Backus President Bimal Patel. “With his expertise we will be able to provide cutting-edge procedures that usually aren’t offered in a community hospital setting. This is great news for our patients.”

Jain earned his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India; served residencies in general surgery at West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center and Maulana Azad Medical College/Delhi University (New Delhi, India), and completed at fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Jain is seeing patients in the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology office at 164 Otrobando Ave. in Norwich. To connect with Dr. Jain, call 860.886.0023.