Dr. Shushtari joins Hospital for Special Care as chief medical officer

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Dr. J. Kevin Shushtari
Dr. J. Kevin Shushtari has joined New Britain's Hospital for Special Care as chief medical officer. He will oversee medical staff and physician relations, admissions, credentialing, infection prevention and clinical affiliations.

He completed his internship/medical residency in internal medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital – Harvard Medical School. Shushtari is the founding medical director of the Mercy Inpatient Medical Service, the first fully staffed hospitalist program in the U.S., and he co-founded the country's first online pharmacy. He comes to HSC from Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.