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Aughton, David Christopher, MD





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
  • General Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Abdominal Wall Hernias, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Anal Fissures, Anal Fistulas, Appendectomy, Breast Cancer, Cancer of the Small Intestine, Cholecystectomy, Colon Cancer, Colon Surgery, Complex Incisional Hernias, Complex Ventral Hernias, Diverticulitis, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Groin Hernias, Hemorrhoids, Hernia Repair, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Surgery, Melanoma, Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Pilonidal Surgery, Rectal Prolapse, Robotic Colon Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Vascular Access, Wound Care Management

Hospitals and Organizations

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


Quinnipiac University/Waterbury Hospital ‐ General Surgery

Medical School
American University of the Caribbean

Quinnipiac University/Waterbury Hospital ‐ General Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member


Dr. David Aughton is a general surgeon with Hartford HealthCare. Clinically, his areas of interest include: hernias; abdominal surgery; laparoscopic surgery; breast surgery; skin and soft tissue; and thyroids/parathyroids.

After finishing his undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida, he earned a medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency, both in general surgery, at Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine/Waterbury Hospital.

Dr. Aughton is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.