Laureen Forgione-RubinoLaureen Forgione-Rubino, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Laureen Forgione-Rubino is a general surgeon who has been in private practice since 1993.

She is an active member of the medical staff at Eastern Connecticut Health Network which includes Manchester Memorial Hospital and Rockville General Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and UConn Health Center. Dr. Rubino has been the Chief of Surgery for E.C.H.N. since 2002. She has also been a member of The Hartford County Medical Association since 2002, serving in many leadership positions including president.

Dr. Rubino received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed residencies at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT and St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York, NY.

Nicole Hettrich

Nicole Hettrich, PA-C

Nicole Hettrich, PA-C, is a graduate of D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York and has been in practice since 2000. Nicole joined Dr. Rubino in 2008. She provides evaluations for all aspects of our practice. Nicole also performs all in-office procedures including breast biopsies, phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, and skin lesion removal. Nicole sees patients in our office 5 days a week, taking special care to educate and reassure them about their diagnosis and treatment.

Office Staff

Office Staff
The practice has an experienced team of staff members who work together to ensure the office is managed smoothly and organized efficiently to coordinate your care.

Michele - Practice Manager
Sue - Receptionist
Pat - Medical Assistant
Stasia - Medical Assistant
Tanya - Surgical Coordinator
Joyce - Certified Coder / Biller
Vesia - Sonographer