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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

  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Graduate School
Bay Path University ‐ MPA

Professional Organizations

  • Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member


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, 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, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, 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.