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Dr. Alexander Potashinsky, MD

Gastroenterology*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Southington, CT
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Alexander Potashinsky, MD

Dr. Alexander Potashinsky, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Southington, CT. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Drexel University and is affiliated with The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General Campus and Day Kimball Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Potashinsky an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Potashinsky works at Connecticut GI - Southington in Southington, CT with other offices in New Britain, CT. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Potashinsky's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Connecticut GI - Southington
    55 Meriden Ave Ste 2C, Southington, CT 06489 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 370-3832
  2. 2
    Connecticut GI: New Britain
    1 Liberty Sq, New Britain, CT 06051 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 370-3832

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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Colonoscopy
Immunization Administration
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1588923502
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Drexel University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General Campus
    • Day Kimball Hospital

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