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Published on October 05, 2016

Mirela Nicolescu, M.D., Joins Franklin Medical Group Rheumatology

photo of Dr. Mirela NicolescuWATERBURY, Conn. (October 5, 2016)Mirela Nicolescu, M.D., a rheumatologist specializing in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoarthritis, Sjogrens syndrome, vasculitis and gout, has joined Saint Mary’s Hospital and Franklin Medical Group. Dr. Nicolescu is practicing with Franklin Medical Group at 133 Scovill St., Suite 213, Waterbury.

Dr. Nicolescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania, where she earned her medical doctorate and bachelor of general medicine. She completed her internship and residency in family medicine at Emergency University Hospital in Bucharest and her internship and residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Dr. Nicolescu previously practiced as a primary care provider in Warwick, R.I. She is board certified in internal medicine and completed her rheumatology fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic acute care community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit for more information and follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT, Instagram and Twitter at @SaintMarysCT.

About Trinity Health - New England

Trinity Health - New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Medical Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Johnson Health Care and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; and The Sisters of Providence Health System, which includes Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Massachusetts; Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts; Brightside for Families and Children; and Mercy Continuing Care Network that includes Mercy Homecare, Mercy Hospice and Mercy LIFE.

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