About Me

Dr. Adarsh Jha is an endocrinologist who lives in the county of Hartford, Connecticut. Since more than 20 years ago, Dr. Jha has been a doctor. He lives in the town of East Hartford. His office is close to the center of the "Nutmeg State" capital, the biggest city in Greater Hartford.

Dr. Jha went to Darbhanga Medical College and got a degree there. He is happy to give money to charities, nonprofits, and other good causes. Endocrinologists who work in Hartford County give money to the Indian Red Cross Association and Hostelling International, among other charities.

Current Role & Duties

Shafa Medical Center

Dr. Jha works as an endocrinologist at the Shafa Medical Center in East Hartford, Connecticut. Shafa Medical Center specializes in primary care for adults, internal medicine, and pulmonary medicine.

The medical center cares about the health of its patients and works hard to give East Hartford residents the best health care possible. There are two offices at the Shafa Medical Center. The first is in East Hartford, and the second is close by in downtown Hartford.

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Jha helps people with problems with their endocrine system. The glands that make hormones and control many body functions are part of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is linked to diabetes, metabolic diseases, nutritional problems, pituitary gland problems, and thyroid problems.

People who go to an endocrinologist may also have problems with their periods or sexual lives. As an endocrinologist, Dr. Adarsh Jha knows much about diabetes and metabolic problems.

Current Role & Duties

Gengras Primary Care Services as the medical director

Dr. Jha used to run Gengras Primary Care Services as the medical director. He worked at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as part of Gengras Primary Care Services.

Since the early 1900s, when it opened, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center have been one of the most important hospitals in Connecticut. It is one of the country's most well-known networks of Catholic hospitals and clinics. It is the most prominent Catholic hospital in New England and one of the best teaching hospitals in the area.

The Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center named Dr. Jha a fellow of Saint Francis while he worked there. Because of how well he did as a teacher at Gengras Primary Care Services, he was chosen as a Saint Francis fellow.

Academic Background

Dr. Adarsh went to the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital for his degree. The college and hospital work hard to train the best doctors in the world. They are also the most important place in India to do medical research. The Darbhanga Medical College and the Darbhanga Hospital are in the city of Darbhanga, which is in the Indian state of Bihar. The local government is in charge of the college and the hospital.

The first people went to the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital in 1946. It was built by the Khandavala Dynasty, which also built Madhubani's famous Raj Nagar Palace. Now, it works with Aryabhata Knowledge University very closely.

The Aryabhata Knowledge University is in Patna, about three hours away. Patna is the capital of the state of Bihar. The Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital are also there. The government of Bihar set up the university, which is in charge of building and running the medical education system in the area.

Dr. Jha did his residency at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, the tenth most populated city in Texas. The institute is known all over the country for its new ways of doing research and teaching. It is also known for how well its students do in school and how well it cares for its sick people.

The endocrinologist is board-certified and has a license to practice medicine in Connecticut. The Connecticut State Department of Public Health gives out state medical licenses. The agency works hard to ensure that the health standards in the southern New England state are as high as possible.

Certifications & Licensure

In 2007, Dr. Adarsh Jha finished his residency in internal medicine at Texas Tech University. A certificate was given to Dr. Jha by the American Board of Internal Medicine. The board certifies subspecialists and internists who have shown they can provide excellent care to internal medicine patients. He is a specialist in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, and the American Board of Internal Medicine has given him this title.

Dr. Adarsh is happy to be a fellow at the most prominent Catholic hospital in New England, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Jha has worked as an assistant professor of medicine at places like the Shafa Medical Center, the Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, and others. He was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, a very prestigious school.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is part of the University of Connecticut, which is a lot bigger. Many people think that the school is one of the best public colleges in the U.S. Its medical school has a long history of turning out excellent doctors year after year, generation after generation, and this is well-known. Dr. Jha also works at the University of Connecticut as a fellow. He is also a fellow at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Associations & Memberships

American College of Physicians Associate Member

Indian Medical Association Lifetime Member


National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

National Committee for Quality Assurance Prenatal and Postpartum Care Recognition

Dr. Adarsh Jha works hard for several important causes. The endocrinologist gives money to good causes and charitable organizations like the Indian Red Cross Society and Hostelling International, which used to be called the International Youth Hostel Federation.

The people who run the Indian Red Cross Society are all volunteers. Its goal is to help people in disaster or emergency and ensure that vulnerable areas are as healthy as possible. The Indian Red Cross Society is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the world's largest independent charity.

On the other hand, Hostelling International is in charge of hostel organizations in more than 80 countries and is connected to more than 4,000 hostels worldwide. The nonprofit works closely with both UNESCO and the World Tourism Organization. UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

Personal Interests

Dr. Jha has a lot of interests and hobbies outside of his work and charity work. Some of these interests and hobbies are music, cooking, and doing things in nature. He lives in the Connecticut town of Manchester, which is in the county of Hartford.


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