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Dr. Leah Bassin, MD

Breast Surgeon

Farmington, CT

About Dr. Leah Bassin

Leah Bassin is a dedicated and diligent breast surgeon serving the community of Farmington, CT. Dr. Bassin attended the Ross University School of Medicine, where she received her medical degree, and completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Columbia University, Stamford Hospital. She then went on to complete a fellowship in breast surgery at George Washington University. Dr. Bassin is a part of Hartford HealthCare Medical Group - Breast Surgery. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Bassin is affiliated with Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT and Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT. Outside of her practice, she enjoys cooking, reading, playing tennis, scuba diving, and skiing. Dr. Bassin is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. She takes her time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all her patients.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Breast Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Middlesex Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Ross University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Fellowship in Breast Surgery
  • Columbia University, Stamford Hospital, Residency in General Surgery
  • Columbia University, Stamford Hospital, Internship in General Surgery
  • George Washington University (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • CT American Collage of Surgery – Award for Contributions for 5 years of Consecutive Years 2013
  • Stamford Hospital Research Award 2012 and 2014
  • George Washington University - Dean’s List (Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2004, Spring 2004)
  • “Paravertebral Blocks in Breast Surgery Patients; A pilot study assessing concomitant perioperative narcotic use, pain control, and length of stay” L. Bassin, MD, K. Petersen, MD, T. Bowling MD, P. Corvo, MD. Presentation at Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting. October 2011
  • “The SSO/ASTRO Consensus on Breast Margins: Has it affected clinical practice?” L. Bassin MD, S. Cate MD, A. Gillego MD, G. Abaronoff, M. Chadha MD, S. Boolbol MD. Poster presentation at the annual American Society of Breast Surgeons. May 2015

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1780824581

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
Dr. Bassin is a very kind, professional doctor who I am trusting. She had reviewed my files prior to coming intothe room and knew exactly what the story was.
Dr. Bassin is a very kind, professional doctor who I am trusting. She had reviewed my files prior to coming into the room and knew exactly what the story was.
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It was great. I got the answers I really needed. The staff is so helpful and nerve-racking so having a greatstaff was the best thing ever.
It was great. I got the answers I really needed. The staff is so helpful and nerve-racking so having a great staff was the best thing ever.
RP · More than 1 year ago

Dr. Leah Bassin's office locations

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group - Breast Surgery

399 Farmington Ave, Suite 200

Farmington, CT 06032

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group - Breast Surgery

339 West Main Street

339 West Main Street

Avon, CT 06001

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Dr. Bassin is a very kind, professional doctor who I am trusting. She had reviewed my files prior to coming into the room and knew exactly what the story was.

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Excellent.

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Visit was as expected. MD was pleasant & easy to talk to appeared knowledgeable.

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It was great. I got the answers I really needed. The staff is so helpful and nerve-racking so having a great staff was the best thing ever.

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thorough with explanations to any question I had. Poliete & caring.

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Very good. Dr. Bssin was very nice, very patient, explaining. She is a very great doc. I really like Dr. Leah Bassin.

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