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Gary Francis Tansino, MD, PhD


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Medical Oncology, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty
Hematology / Oncology < Not accepting new patients for this specialty
Internal Medicine, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skeletal Metastasis

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Office Locations

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

    We offer a complete range of diagnostic, treatment, education and support services in one convenient central Connecticut location. Our center also serves as a vital resource for community efforts in prevention, early detection, education, outreach and support. View our event calendar to learn more about upcoming cancer screenings and educational programs at MidState Medical Center.

    435 Lewis Avenue
    Suite 220
    Meriden, CT 06451
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    Phone: 203.238.7747
    Fax: 203.686.0282


Gary Tansino, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist/hematologist in practice for 30 years. He has been medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and director of the diagnostic medical laboratory at MidState Medical Center for 25 years.

He earned his doctorate at the State University of New York/Buffalo and his medical degree from the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He completed his internship and residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, and then a fellowship in medical oncology at Yale University School of Medicine.

Board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Tansino has done extensive research throughout his career, including pharmaceutical trials focusing on lung cancer, skeletal metastasis, pancreatic cancer, melanoma, prostate cancer and breast cancer. He has published research in such peer-reviewed publications as Infection Control and Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.


Medical School

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center 1984 MD


  • St. Vincent Hospital (Worcester, MA) 1985


  • St. Vincent Hospital (Worcester, MA)


  • Yale University School of Medicine 1989, Medical Oncology

Faculty Appointments

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor

Professional Organizations

American Society of Clinical Oncology

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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