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Duckworth, April Marie, MD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Breast Surgery

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


Allegheny General Hospital

Medical School
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Brookdale Hospital (NY)

Professional Organizations

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


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth has been a wonderful provider through my whole ordeal with breast cancer. I'm very happy I have her for my doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Duckworth is so caring and thorough- taking her time and listening. She Is empathetic and It shows! Would highly recommend her and already have to others.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Duckworth is amazing she is very warm and listens well. She explains things well and is very professional.

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love working with Dr Duckworth. She always makes my concerns feel valued.

5 out of 5 stars

Again I only have great things about Dr Duckworth!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Menendez is wonderful. So respectful, he listens, he shows concerns, and he puts any worries I have to rest. If anyone is unlucky to have cancer and have to visit an oncology center, they couldn't be any luckier to have Dr. Menendez as their oncologist.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Mani is a wonderful caring and funny doctor. I'm very grateful that she's helping through this difficult time. Dr. Mani is awesome!

5 out of 5 stars

My experience as a new patient with Dr. Duckworth is the best example of an excellent doctor who did all of the above and beyond. I will definitely recommend Dr. Duckworth and Hartford HealthCare.

5 out of 5 stars

I have recommended *Dr. Duckworth numerous time and will continue to do so. She is more than anyone could ask for regarding kindness, compassion, professionalism, she is 100% there no doubts.

5 out of 5 stars

Can not say enough positive things. Everything was explained thoroughly. Very compassionate & easy to talk to.

5 out of 5 stars

I can't say enough good things about the doctors, nurses and all the staff ... They have made me feel so comfortable and well taken care of.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Duckworth is a fantastic doctor. She cares about your feelings and is very attentive.

5 out of 5 stars

I have recommended Dr. Duckworth to two of my friends

5 out of 5 stars

It was a lot of info to take in at once, but Dr Duckworth was very patient and comprehensive taking a written list of questions and including my friend's comments, as well.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor Duckworth was very kind listened to my concerns didnt rush me out

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Everything about my first visit with Dr. Duckworth was perfect.


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.


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