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Todd Joseph Alekshun, MD

Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Hartford Hospital


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Hematology / Oncology, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Medical Oncology, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myelomas, Thoracic Cancers

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Todd J. Alekshun, MD, RPh, is a hematologist/oncologist at Hartford Hospital. He is a graduate of the St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, then completed internal medicine residency at Hartford Hospital through UConn and a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of South Florida. He also holds a degree in pharmacy from UConn.

Dr. Alekshun conducts a variety of research, and served as the principal investigator on a clinical trial investigating the use of a combination of medications to condition patients with primary refractory multiple myeloma and plasma cell leukemia for blood stem cell transplants. He also served as principal investigator of a study into the use of medication treatment for high-risk patients with multiple myeloma.

He has also published in professional journals on such subjects as diseases of large granular lymphocytes, aggressive t-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia and skeletal muscle T-cell lymphoma.



Medical School

  • St George's University School of Medicine MD


  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine


  • H. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Hematology/Oncology, Blood & Marrow Transplant

Professional Organizations

American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

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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