Physician Detail

April Marie Duckworth, MD

5.0 /5
57 surveys

Practice

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Specialty

Breast Surgery < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Axillary Surgery, Benign Breast Disease, Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Ductoscopy, Excisional Breast Biopsy, Malignant Breast Disease, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Physician Quicklink

https://hartfordhospital.org/AprilDuckworth

Institute URL

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/cancer

Phone

860.224.5416

Duckworth, April Marie, MD

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Gender
Female

Languages
English


Office Locations


  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute - Plainville, Breast Cancer

    The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut is transforming the delivery of cancer care to patients across central Connecticut and beyond. This spacious and welcoming facility that opened in spring 2015 is bringing leading-edge cancer care in a warm, compassionate setting. The goal behind everything we do is to make the journey of care as easy as possible. We offer a wide variety of comforts and amenities designed to reduce the anxiety and fear that often comes with a cancer diagnosis. All patients who walk through our doors are greeted by a team of patient ambassadors who answer any questions and help guide patients to the areas where they need to go for care. The Cancer Institute also features the latest advances in treatment and technology in a warm and welcoming environment. Here are some of the highlights of the expansive facility on the Plainville-New Britain town line: The new center is part of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, which is the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance . MSK is the premier cancer center in the country, and treatment standards within the Hartford HealthCare Institute are aligned with MSK. Patients also have access to MSK’s world renowned clinical research trials and protocols. Over 100,000 square feet of clinical and medical office space focused on the cancer care needs of the Greater New Britain community, making it easily the largest facility dedicated to cancer care in the region. Comprehensive breast health center that will feature full-service care for breast cancer patients, from diagnosis to treatment to survivor-ship. State-of-the-art radiation therapy featuring the most advanced technology, including intensity modulated radiation therapy and Novalis radiosurgery. The latest in imaging technology, including MRI and PET-CT scanning. Our patient ambassador team is trained to do all the things, both big and small, that can help put patients and their families and loved ones at ease. Besides our ambassadors, we offer: Ample and convenient parking, including a drop-off space at the entrance to the cancer center. Music in the main entryway from a player piano as well as professional musicians. A warm, welcoming entry area that features a stone-inlaid fireplace and staircase. Numerous fireplaces situated in patient areas throughout the building. A serene reflection garden, with a walking path and a small pond, in the back of the building. An infusion center featuring private bays where patients can watch high-definition TV or look out the window to a sweeping view of the woods and walking path in the rear of the building. Music in the main entryway from a player piano as well as professional musicians.

    201 North Mountain Road
    Suite 102
    Plainville, CT 06062
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    Phone: 860.224.5416
    Fax: 860.224.5406

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute - Manchester, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

    We bring high-quality healthcare closer to people living east of Hartford with a facility specializing in advanced cancer services. The new three-story center was developed with the patient’s comfort and convenience in mind. In multi-specialty offices on the second floor, patients can see specialists in breast care, urology, thoracic cancer and more. The third floor is dedicated to a 6,200-square foot Infusion Center that includes 15 private patient areas large enough for the patients to recline comfortably and have a friend or loved sitting beside them during treatment. Each patient area offers wifi and private television and there is an outdoor terrace for patients and family members to enjoy in the warmer weather.

    376 Tolland Turnpike
    Suite 202
    Manchester, CT 06042
    Hartford HealthCare
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    Phone: 860.246.2071


Bio

Dr. April Duckworth is a breast oncology surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Dr. Duckworth completed a fellowship in breast surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and specializes in all aspects of breast surgery for benign breast disease and breast cancer.

She earned her medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed her residency in general surgery at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn. She completed a research year at the New York University Institute of Research in Plastic Surgery.


Education

Medical School

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences MD

Residency

  • Brookdale Hospital (NY), General Surgery

Fellowship

  • Allegheny General Hospital, Breast Surgical Oncology

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons, Member
American Medical Association, Member
American Society of Breast Surgeons, Member
Society of Surgical Oncology, Member

Reviews

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Insurance Accepted*

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

*This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.



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