News Release

March 14, 2011

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914
e-mail: cdefrancesco@uchc.edu

Experienced GI Physician Seeing Patients at UConn Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Dr. Thomas Devers, a gastroenterologist whoís been practicing in central Connecticut for more than 35 years, is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Devers specializes in treatment of biliary tract disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, and esophageal motility. He is an expert in endoscopy, colonoscopy and other advanced diagnostic procedures.

Devers joins the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology following a distinguished career at the Hospital of Central Connecticut (formerly New Britain General Hospital), during which he also has served as an attending physician at the UConn Health Center and has been a member of the faculty at the UConn School of Medicine. Additionally, he served on the UConn Health Center Board of Directors in 2002, its first year.

Devers has been involved with the Health Centerís GI fellowship program for most of his career. His emphasis over the last 10 years has been on training first-year GI fellows in endoscopic techniques.

Devers lives in New Britain.

Photo: http://today.uchc.edu/images/news/devers.jpg
Caption: Dr. Thomas Devers is now seeing patients in the UConn Health Centerís Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

To schedule an appointment, call 860-679-3238. More information about the UConn Health Centerís Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is available at http://gastroenterology.uchc.edu.

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