Leah Drouin PA-C will be starting September 2018. She will be here Monday and Thursdays.


Leah recieved her masters degree at Rutgers/UMDNJ and has been a practicing PA in this area for more than 10 years. She recieves accolades wherever she works. SHe has been lead PA at the Walk-In in East Main in Torrington, and previously was in the New Milford Emergency Department.


She lives in New Hartford with her husband, Bob, and 3 young children.

Leah is looking forward to starting here and developing relationships with all the children and their families.


We are looking forward to having Leah here as she will be a very positive addition to the team here at Litchfield Hills PEdiatrics.


Dr. Persis Thomas joined LHPA August 2017. She was born in India and moved to New York when she was four years old.  She spent most of her growing up years in Scarsdale , NY.

She has a younger brother. Her parents still ive in Scarsdale, along with a very large extended family.

Since joining us in August 2017, she has made many invaluable contributions, and proven to be very skilled, knwledable and personable. 


She attended University of Connecticut for both undergraduate education and for medical school.


May 2017 she completed her Pediatric Residency through Brown University in Rhode Island.

She loves newborns , and working with families. 

(Dr. Thomas is on Maternity Leave starting August 2018)


​           Dr. Lucia Benzoni

Lucia Benzoni opened LHPA in 2005, after the birth of her 5th child, Daniel. 

She grew up in upstate NY, in a small town - Bloomfield NY. number six in a family of ten children.


Undergraduate degree was obtained from SUNY -Binghamton

BS in Biology with a minor in Philosophy


Medical school attended was New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury , N.Y.


Christianacare (formerly Medical Center of Delaware)  for residency, combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

She continues to hold dual board certification in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, but her outpatient practice is dedicated to pediatrics. 

What does she love about pediatrics? Newborn care, developmental assessment, complex medical issues and getting to know her patients and their families

Outside interests include: enviromentalism, gardening, animals ( OK -dogs!) 

She is an avid biker and swimmer

Dr. Persis Thomas

                                             As of January 21, 2019
                               Litchfield Hills Pediatrics will be part of                         

                                Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

this is our go live week!!!!

  please be patient - we have a lot of technological happenings this week and a lot of adjustments this week. 

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 Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday  Friday 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Lunch 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Wednesday 9 AM - 12 noon


HartfordHealthCare Pediatric formerly Litchfield Hills Pediatrics    

481 Bantam Rd

Litchfield, CT 06759

​860-567-1263