Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute announced that the providers with Connecticut Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, LLC, joined the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and will continue to provide services at Hartford Hospital.
Dr. Wakefield, shown above, earned a master’s degree in pathology/immunology from the University of Connecticut and a medical degree from the UCONN School of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at Hartford Hospital and fellowships in neurosurgery, spine, at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Prior to joining Connecticut Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, he worked at Neurosurgeons of Central Connecticut.
He is a member of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Connecticut Pain Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the New England Neurosurgical Society. He is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Surgery at UCONN. He earned the Hartford Hospital Medical Staff Humanitarian Award and a 20-year award from the American Medical Association.
Brennan is a neurosurgical physician assistant who earned a master’s of science in physician assistant studies from the University of Nebraska. Before joining Connecticut Neurosurgery & Spine, he also worked at Neurosurgeons of Central Connecticut and in the Army Reserve.
“We are happy to work with Connecticut Neurosurgery & Spine Associates as we expand the breadth of services Hartford HealthCare offers to the people in this community,” said Dr. Mark Alberts, physician-in-chief of the Ayer Neuroscience Institute. “These practitioners bring great experience and skill to our team.”