Dr. Ana Maria Verissimo

Dr. Verissimo treats pediatric patients who have chronic pain and chronic or life-threatening illnesses, and assists patients in the pre- and post-operative setting by teaching techniques to promote self-participation in surgery. She strives to integrate conventional allopathic medicine in conjunction with guided imagery, hypnosis and biofeedback when possible.

Family-Centered Care


When Connecticut Children’s cares for a child, we also care for his or her family. Our approach to family-centered care ensures that family members are considered part of the healthcare team. Your input is important, as we recognize that your child is part of a unique family with varied needs, values and resources.

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