Kent Hospital and Affinity Physicians, an affiliate of Care New England, are pleased to welcome George Valentin Cristescu, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Cristescu is a board certified general surgeon and comes to Kent Hospital from Whitesburg ARH (Appalachian Regional Healthcare) Hospital in Whitesburg, KY, where he worked for two years.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Cristescu to Kent Hospital. He brings a high level of expertise to our department of surgery," said Sandra L. Coletta, COO Care New England, president and CEO of Kent Hospital. "Our patients will greatly benefit from Dr. Cristescu's skills and knowledge in general surgery, as we continue to bring high-quality care to the community."
In addition to being part of the surgical program at Kent, Dr. Cristescu has joined the surgical staff at Women & Infants Hospital, also part of the Care New England Health System.
Dr. Cristescu completed a general surgery residency in 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio and two general surgery internships prior to residency. He was born in Ploiesti, Romania and attended medical school in Bucharest, where he emigrated from seven years ago. Dr. Cristescu's interests include advanced laparoscopic techniques including complex hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery and intestinal surgery.
Dr. Cristescu will join the practice of Sebastian Trombatore, MD, located at 300 Toll Gate Road, Suite 305, Warwick, RI, 02886. For more information or to contact the office, please call 401-738-6611. For more information on surgery at Care New England, please visit www.carenewengland.org/surgery.