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Dr. Alaparthi named associate chief medical officer at Bridgeport Hospital’s Milford Campus

Friday, December 15, 2023

Milford, CT (Dec. 15, 2023) – Latha Alaparthi, MD, MBA, has been named associate chief medical officer (CMO) at Bridgeport Hospital’s Milford Campus. In this role, she will partner with Bridgeport Hospital’s CMO, Victor Morris, MD in medical staff oversight as well as leadership oversight for Gastroenterology.

Dr. Alaparthi was born and raised in India and attended JJM Medical College in Karnataka, India. After moving to the United States, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) affiliated program through Norwalk Hospital and her Gastroenterology/Hepatology training through Yale University.

She joined a community Gastroenterology practice (PGC) and remained in practice for nearly 22 years. During this time, Dr. Alaparthi held several leadership positions within her practice and affiliate organizations as managing partner and executive board member. In addition, she served as chief of Gastroenterology and president of Milford Hospital’s medical staff prior to its integration with Bridgeport Hospital.

Dr. Alaparthi is also an active volunteer, serving in several organizations to promote education and training for physicians, women’s leadership, advocacy and DEI among others. One of her most recent volunteer roles was acting as the first ever female president of the Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA), a national advocacy organization representing Gastroenterologists in private practice.

She is an assistant clinical professor at YSM and Frank Netter School of Medicine. Dr. Alaparthi is passionate about women’s health, equality, health education and access to care. She has called Connecticut home for 30 years and lives in Trumbull with her husband Vijay. She is proud of her two beautiful and strong daughters paving their professional paths in surgery and finance.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit 501-bed acute care hospital with two campuses (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital). Its Bridgeport and Milford Campuses serve patients from across the region. The hospital admits more than 23,000 patients and provides nearly 350,000 outpatient treatments annually. The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the only burn center in the state and one of only 64 verified burn centers in the United States. Bridgeport Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care to its patients and the community. www.bridgeporthospital.org

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