News Release

November 17, 2009

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Primary Care Physician Seeing Patients in Simsbury

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Dr. Ariane Sirop, a primary care physician, is now seeing patients at the UConn Health Centerís Simsbury office, 381 Hopmeadow Street.

Sirop earned her medical doctorate from the Ross University School of Medicine after completing the pre-medical program at Columbia University in New York City. She completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at the UConn Health Center and is board certified in internal medicine.

Sirop has been an assistant professor at the UConn School of Medicine since 2003, when she joined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Newington as a staff physician. She joined the UConn Health Centerís clinical practice in 2007 as a staff physician working primarily in nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities.

More information about primary care at the UConn Health Center is available at The number to schedule an appointment is 800-535-6232.

Directions to the Simsbury office are available at

Caption: Dr. Ariane Sirop, a primary care physician, is accepting new patients at the UConn Health Centerís Simsbury office.

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