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Alekshun, Todd Joseph, MD

Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Hartford Hospital





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Accepting New Patients
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myelomas, Thoracic Cancers

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital


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

Medical School
St George's University School of Medicine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Professional Organizations

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


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.