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Nadkarni, Rajani P., MD




English, Marathi, Urdu, Hindi

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
  • Hematology / Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Genitourinary Cancer, Head & Neck Cancers, Hematologic Cancers, Lung Cancer

Hospitals and Organizations

  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners


Yale University

Medical School
GS Medical College University Bombay

Hospital of St. Raphael


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

As always, *Dr. Nadkarni only treats me with the utmost respect and is always concerned about my health & welfare.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Nadkarni is fantastic and I am blessed to have her as my oncologist. She got me through grueling chemo and radiation for rectal cancer and now 4 years cancer-free with excellent flow up There are not any questions or concerns I can not discuss with her, The entire staff is so supportive, I rave about Midstate as all of my care has been so good and I am a retired I know!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni is a great doctor in many ways and I'd recommend her to family and friends.

5 out of 5 stars

Always had excellent service for the past 24 years

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent answered my questions just love het

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni is the best

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni is the best. Always professional, very knowledgeable, caring, and kind.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Nadkarni is a very caring individual! She takes the time needed to answer concerns about the general well-being of the patient.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni is the best. Really let's you know she cares about you. Listens to you with concern. Really knowledgeable in her field.

5 out of 5 stars

I can never say enough positive comments on the care I have recieved by Dr.Nadkarni recently and over the years. She is kind, compassionae and thorough. Always makes sure you understand everything and a plan of care if one is needed.

5 out of 5 stars

I would definitely recommend Dr. Nadkarni and would return to her if needed. She is very caring, professional and all around nice person.

5 out of 5 stars

I trust Dr Nadkarni implicitly. I was surprised to find I was released from future visits. I never knew that was a possibility!

5 out of 5 stars

I have recommend *Dr. Nadkarni several times to family & friends. Unfortunately some can only get an appointment if recommend by your surgeon. That was also my situation. She's great!

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni is wonderful. I can't say enough good things about the whole team.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Nadkarni has been my oncologist for both breast cancer and CLL. She is warm and compassionate. She is forthright with her answers, explains things well, and sees the patient as a whole person.

5 out of 5 stars

Great doctor. She listens to your concerns and partners with you to decide on best treatment options.

5 out of 5 stars

Pleasant and takes time, and shows genuine concern


Rajani Nadkarni, MD, is a Medical Oncologist/Hematologist with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center.

She earned his medical degree MBBS in psychiatry from Seth GS Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India, where she placed first in the university. After migrating to the United States in 1988, she completed her residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of St. Raphael, where she served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at Yale University with a clinical research interest in lymphoma and lung cancer.

In the last 20 years of practice, she has developed an interest in breast cancer and the genetics of cancer. She also has an interest in the treatment of lung and colon cancers and lymphoma.

She initiated the Cancer Risk Assessment Program in 2010 and is the medical director of the program at MidState Medical Center. She is a member of the Breast Disease Management Team as well as the High Risk for Cancer Subcommittee for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, and is past president of the MidState medical staff.

She has been recognized for her compassionate approach to cancer care and her interest and initiative in the quality of cancer care by her patients and peers. She received the Connecticut Hospital Association Healthcare Hero Award in 2015 and a Leadership Award at MidState Medical Center.

Her practice welcomes all patients with cancer and blood disorders.



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