Dr. Kanagaratnam Jegathesan


Pulmonology Physician Advisor for The Heart & Lung Center
Co-Medical Director for Meridian Manor

Kanagaratnam Jegathesan, MD is a well-known pulmonologist who has been serving families in the Greater Waterbury area for over 45 years. Known by his patients as Dr. Jega, he established his Pulmonary Medicine practice K. Jegathesan, MDPC, after completing his Internal Medicine internship, residency and fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT, where he remains on staff today. Dr. Jega also has full admitting privileges at Waterbury Hospital.

As physician advisor to Wolcott View Manor’s Heart & Lung Center, Dr. Jega will work to ensure patients’ care plans are individualized and that medical management is carefully coordinated with pulmonary rehab as part of a comprehensive program.

Dr. Jega is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases.