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Hospital for Special Care Welcomes Scott Leopold, MD, to Complex Pediatric Care Team

December 2, 2021

Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) has welcomed Scott Leopold, MD to the hospital’s complex pediatric care team. The HFSC pediatric unit is one of only two resources in the country for children and adolescents with complex medical needs at a long-term acute level of care.  The pediatric unit provides care for infants, toddlers, children and adolescents from across Connecticut and beyond who require highly specialized care, including advanced respiratory care. Dr. Leopold provides comprehensive medical care as part of the multidisciplinary team, working collaboratively with respiratory, physical, occupational speech and therapeutic recreation specialists to meet children’s health and developmental needs.

“Dr. Leopold has been an outstanding addition to our team,” said Kirin Suri, MD, MPH, Chief of Pediatrics. “His training and experience make him uniquely qualified to address the complex and diverse needs of our young patients.”

Scott Leopold completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed an internship and fellowship in Pediatrics at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, CT as well as a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and a Senior Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and also holds a subspecialty certification in pediatric cardiology.


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