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Byrne, Brian James, MD

Chief, Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital of Central Connecticut





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
  • Medical Oncology
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Malignant Tumors


Duke University Medical Center

Duke University Medical Center

Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Hematology, Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Highly recommend *Dr. Byrne.

5 out of 5 stars

When I was diagnosed last year with cancer, Dr. Bryne was very patient with the many questions that we had. I wasn't scared to ask any questions. He was kind, patient, and he had such a positive outlook, it made me feel secure that everything was gonna be alright. I never once felt rushed, and still don't after my treatment has ended. I am so Greatful for the fantastic work they provide

5 out of 5 stars

Listens and then provides information never rushes

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Byrne was great!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Byrne always listens, I am thankful he is so caring .

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Byrne always takes his time to answer my questions. On this particular visit I came with a lot of questions and Dr. Byrne took all the time I needed to get answers. He never gives the impression that he's rushed.

5 out of 5 stars

I have been going to see *Dr. Byrne for almost 7 years and during those visits have always been well treated by him & his staff. I would recommend him to others.

5 out of 5 stars

All my Dr's and staff half always made me feel at ease

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Byrne was very patient in listening to my concerns and answering my questions. Very professional and show genuine concern.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

The facility and operating units run smoothly with well trained, pleasant personnel Still being treated by elements at this facility'oncology, radiology, urology and each visit is consistently well organized. A defimite high bar is set by the teams at this facility!

5 out of 5 stars

I have been a patient of Dr. Byrne for over 6 years. He is an amazing, compassionate doctor. He is always there for his patients no matter what if needed to be seen in person or to give results or answer questions even on his day off! The only doctor I trust. Appointments are never rushed and he has time to explain everything to you.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Byrne has been my oncologist for 5 years. He is amazing, caring, very smart and sharp, and doesn't rush you out of his office. I have trusted him IMPLICITLY with my health all these years and will continue to do so going forward. There's nobody better I'd trust with my oncology care!!!!

5 out of 5 stars

I have no complaints. It appeared well staffed, people took their time with me. Great staff. Very good food.


Dr. Brian J. Byrne graduated cum laude from Boston College where he received the Joseph Stanton, MD Award given to an undergraduate student who has outstanding character, loyalty, leadership and scholarship.

He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine.

He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

He is board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Byrne is regarded by his colleagues as an outstanding and compassionate Hematologist and Oncologist.


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