News Release

November 28, 2011

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Homegrown Physician Returns to Practice at UConn

Dr. Karen Hook Specializes in Hematology, Oncology

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Dr. Karen Hook, a graduate of the University of Connecticut and the UConn School of Medicine, is back at UConn, seeing patients at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

A hematologist and medical oncologist, Hook’s areas of clinical expertise include anemia, blood cancers and platelet disorders. She completed her postgraduate training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she finished as the chief fellow in the Division of Hematology/Oncology.

Hook grew up in Plainville and now lives in Hartford. 

To schedule an appointment, call 800-579-7822 or 860-679-2100. More information about the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center is available at

Caption: Dr. Karen Hook, hematologist/oncologist and graduate of the UConn School of Medicine, is back at the UConn Health Center, seeing patients in the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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