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Calnen, Mary Ryan, PA-C





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
  • Headache Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Migraines, Cluster Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Procedural Interventions for Headaches, Tension Headaches

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners


Graduate School
Bay Path University ‐ MPA


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

I'm pretty certain the survey results can speak for me better...

5 out of 5 stars

Very honest about treatment options, and gave lots of options to choose from!

5 out of 5 stars

My provider shows true compassion for my condition and I always talks about my options

5 out of 5 stars

Mary is excellent when giving injections. She is VERY friendly & knowledgeable.

5 out of 5 stars

*Mary is great. Saved my life finding the right medications for me. Took 35 years to find the right drugs.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Mary is a wonderful PA-C! She takes the time to listen and asks appropriate questions. I finder her caring and understanding and would recommend her to anyone experiencing migraines.

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful staff. I felt cared for, not just like another patient to push through to the system.

5 out of 5 stars

She’s a wonderful provider whose very attentive to my needs as a patient. I recommend her highly.


Mary Calnen is a nationally board-certified Physician Assistant with experience in headache diagnosis, treatment and management. She works in the Hartford Healthcare Headache Center independently as one of our advanced headache providers.

Mary graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Health Sciences at University of Hartford. She then completed her Masters in Physician Assistant studies at Bay Path University. She has a background working at Hartford Hospital for four years in the surgical department. As one of our headache specialists, she delivers a patient centered approach in her comprehensive treatment plans utilizing a pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approach.

Mary is experienced in performing procedural interventions including nerve blocks, trigger point injections and Botox administration for the treatment of headache. She also participates in our monthly multidisciplinary headache council. She works to educate her colleagues by providing staff lectures on headache related topics.

Areas of clinical interest include procedural interventions for headache, chronic migraine, and cluster headache.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys volunteering with The Junior League of Hartford, trying new foods, and snuggling with her cat, Grey.


Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

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