TOP 10 BEST HOSPITALS IN CONNECTICUT
1. Yale-New Haven Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital is located in New Haven, Connecticut, and is owned by the Yale-New Haven Health System. It has 1541 beds. It consists of the Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, and Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. These make it the largest hospital in Connecticut and one of the largest hospitals in the world.
The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.
It is a level I trauma center for adults and children.
Yale-New Haven Hospital has been ranked nationally in 8 out of 15 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report. The ranking is:
Diabetes and Endocrinology #33
Neurology and Neurosurgery #42
Kidney Disorders #35
Ear, Nose and Throat #47
2. Hartford Hospital
Hartford Hospital is located in the South End of Hartford, Connecticut. It is an acute care teaching hospital with 938 beds.
The hospital was established in 1854.
U.S News Best Hospitals ranked Hartford Hospital #2 in Connecticut and ranked #1 in Hartford, Connecticut metro region.
It is a level I trauma center and a major tertiary facility. It has more than 35 operating rooms and is one of the largest surgical caseloads in the U.S.
The hospital also has a helicopter ambulance service, Life Star. It transports critically injured and medically unstable patients to the level I and level II trauma centers.
It also has a Hyperbaric Chamber facility to treat chronic wounds and injuries. It is capable of treating 10 patients at one time.
Its Jefferson House is a 104 beds facility that provides long-term care and rehabilitation services.
3. Trinity Health of New England Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Trinity Health of New England is the most comprehensive and nonprofit catholic health system in its region. It has about 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners, and paramedics. It is a 617-bed acute care hospital that is ranked among the best in the nation.
4. Nuvance Health Danbury Hospital
Nuvance Health Danbury Hospital, established in 1885, is located in Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
It has 446 beds and serves the patients in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Westchester County, and Putnam County, New York.
It is a level II Trauma center with 3300 employees.
It has the following departments:
The Praxair Heart and Vascular center
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery
The Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital
Sleep Disorders Center
Hobbit Health Sciences Library
Complementary Alternative Medicine
The hospital is the only accredited chest pain center in Fairfield County, an accredited stroke center, and a level II trauma center.
5. Bridgeport Hospital
It is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is a not-for-profit medical and surgical hospital. In 2008, the hospital gained professional recognition for human rights and local economics partnerships, diabetes treatment, and geriatric and palliative care.
Bridgeport hospital is a member of Yale-New Haven Health System and is affiliated with Yale School of Medicine.
It was established in 1878 and has 501 beds and an American College of Surgeons certified Level II trauma center. The hospital is also accredited by the Joint Commission.
The hospital is equipped with a helipad for the quick transfer of critical patients to the hospital.
It has about 2900 employees and 1110 physicians.
Its Hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber can support 6 patients at a time.
6. Lawrence + Memorial Hospital
Lawrence+Memorial Hospital is located in New London, Connecticut. It is a private nonprofit hospital. It was founded in 1912.
The hospital with 280 beds provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to the patients. Its specialties include:
Physical therapy and rehabilitation
7. Nuvance Health Norwalk Hospital
Nuvance Health Norwalk Hospital, acute care, nonprofit, community teaching hospital, is located in the Hospital Hill section of Norwalk, Connecticut.
It has 2000 health professionals and 500 physicians.
Most of its physicians are also engaged in the research process to provide patients with the newest treatments.
It is affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine.
It has 328 patient beds with a level II trauma center.
It provides a fully accredited three-year residency program in Internal Medicine, and education opportunities in anesthesiology. It also provides several clinical programs anchored by 6 special services:
Orthopedics and neuro spine
Women and children health
8. Middlesex Hospital
Middlesex Hospital, a general medical and surgical hospital, is located in Middletown, Connecticut. It is rated high performing in 2 adult specialties and is a general medical and surgical facility.
It has a medical/surgical intensive care unit (ICU), Weight control services, and an onsite emergency department.
9. Stamford Hospital
Stamford Hospital is located in 1 Hospital Plaza, Stamford, Connecticut, United States. It was established in 1896.
It is a nonprofit hospital and central facility for Stamford health. It has 305 beds and a level II trauma center. It is affiliated with the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. Columbia medical students rotate through many departments of Stamford hospital, including Internal Medicine, primary care, Family medicine, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, and Surgery.
It has 500 physicians that provide services in all general medicine specialties. The hospital also has The Joint Commission-certified “Thrombectomy Capable” that treats acute stroke patients.
10. St. Vincent’s Medical Center
St. Vincent’s Medical Center, established in 1903, is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. It is a private, tertiary care catholic hospital that is under the control of Hartford HealthCare.
It is affiliated with the New York Medical College & Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. It also has a level I trauma center with 473 beds, 450 physicians, and a total of over 1800 employees. Its services include:
An angioplasty program
A bariatric surgery center
Cancer and orthopedic services
The hospital also houses a Family Birth Center that has private rooms for labor, delivery, and recovery, a sleeping area, and other entertainment areas.