New surgeon, Mustafa Ugurlu, is a cut above the ordinary

General surgeon Dr. Mustafa Ugurlu brings 21st-century skills and old-fashioned values to the surgical team at Sharon Hospital. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

Bringing a bit of glamour to the surgery department at Sharon Hospital is its newest team member, Dr. Mustafa Ugurlu (which is pronounced “erloo”).

When you read about his background, it’s hard not to think: international jet setter, race car driver, rock star.

In person, he’s actually a pretty mellow guy, approachable and easy with a quick sense of humor. He’s a family man and ended up in the Northwest Corner partly out of deference to his wife, whose family had a house in Bantam, Conn.

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