Griffin Faculty Physicians - Breast Surgery

The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital

350 Seymour Ave.

Suite 2 Derby, CT 06418-1336

(203) 732-7233

Griffin Faculty Physicians Breast Surgery is led by Dr. Denise Barajas, medical director and member of the surgical team at the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

Dr. Barajas joined the staff of Griffin Hospital as Medical Director of the Griffin Hospital Center for Breast Wellness in December 2012. She is an experienced breast surgeon and expert on breast cancer screening, early detection, and treatment. Dr. Barajas comes to Griffin from the Hospital of Saint Raphael, where she was Director of the Women’s Center for Breast Health.

Whether you have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer or you are experiencing other conditions such as breast pain, please call to schedule your appointment or call your primary care doctor for a referral.

Dr. Barajas works closely with the entire team at the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness, to provide world-class care. That team includes radiologists, technologists, breast health navigators, oncologists, and genetic counselors. To learn more about the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness and all of the services it offers, visit griffinhealth.org/breast.

New patients may download the patient information form and bring in the completed form when they come for their first appointment.


Monday - Friday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM


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In the News

Women of color less likely to have breast cancer test
By Cara Rosner, Conn. Health I-Team Writer | Published 4:33 pm, Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Barajas said that one of the most upsetting things about the Yale study, is that it’s first breast cancer-related disparity she’s aware of involving a physician-led treatment. Mostly, Barajas said, it’s patients who opt not to have the treatment. “This test is offered by oncologists, for the most part," she said. “You’d like to think that an oncologist would treat all women the same.”

Griffin’s breast center gets national recognition
By Amanda Cuda | Published 11:46 am, Monday, January 16, 2017

The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness is a comprehensive breast center, offering patients expert staff, patient-centered care, advanced technology and all the resources and services needed to quickly and effectively screen and diagnose breast disease,” said Dr. Denise Barajas, medical director of The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness, in a news release. “We are very proud to be recognized again for our commitment to providing safe, exceptional and complete care to our community.”