CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Kesav G. Nair, MD, Medical Director
Overseeing our multifaceted Integrative Medicine Program is board-certified medical oncologist Kesav G. Nair, MD. Serving as the Senior Attending for Norwalk Hospital’s Section of Hematology and Oncology, Dr. Nair is dedicated to providing advanced, compassionate cancer care to patients. In leading the Integrative Medicine Program, he also helps patients and community members achieve holistic wellness through care that focuses on the body, mind and spirit.
Dr. Nair earned his medical degree from Trivandrum Medical College, University of Kerala, in India. He completed his internship at Norwalk Hospital, an internal medicine residency at New York Medical College Metropolitan Hospital Center, and a medical oncology fellowship at Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.
Linda is the administrative manager of the Integrative Medicine Program. She works closely with Dr. Nair and Toni Petrucci, who is the coordinator of the program, to make sure only medically researched and proven therapies are used. Linda is an oncology nurse practitioner and has been involved with integrative medicine for more than eight years serving the oncology population. However, she understands that many individuals can benefit from a program that is specifically suited to them to enhance their health and well-being.
Linda graduated with her bachelor of nursing degree from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, and her master’s degree from Western Connecticut State University.
Toni, coordinator of Integrative Medicine and hospitality services manager, has been with Norwalk Hospital for 20 years. She has worked closely with the clinical staff in developing many different programs and projects at Norwalk Hospital such as the Women’s Health Resource Center, as well as coordinating classes, services, and support groups for prenatal and postnatal participants. Most recently, Toni served as retail manager and was largely involved in the development and opening of Norwalk Hospital’s Health Emporium.
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