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Palaniappan, Dhamodaran, MD

Section Director, Thoracic Anesthesia, Site Director, Anesthesia Residency Program, Hartford Hospital





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).

Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Critical Care, Thoracic Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia

Hospitals and Organizations


Brigham and Women's Hospital, |Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Westchester County Medical Center

Medical School
Madras Medical College University

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Hartford County Medical Association
  • Connecticut State Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society


Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.