Hartford Hospital at Night

Hartford Hospital, founded in 1854, one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England with perhaps the region’s busiest surgery practice, has been training physicians for over 160 years. It is a member of Hartford HealthCare, a large, diversified health care system. 

The hospital is an 867-bed regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. Among its divisions is The Institute of Living, a 114-bed mental health facility with a national and international reputation of excellence. Jefferson House, a 104-bed long-term care facility, is also part of Hartford Hospital.  

The hospital’s active medical staff includes more than 1,000 physicians and dentists within 18 departments. In 2012 the hospital had over 41,000 discharges and almost 100,000 emergency department visits. It performed over 36,000 surgeries in 42 operating rooms and delivered almost 3,700 babies that year. 
 
The hospital garners numerous awards and recognition including being ranked ranked #1 in U.S. News & Word Report's latest Regional Ranking.
 
Major centers of clinical excellence include cardiology, oncology, emergency services and trauma, mental health, women’s health, orthopedics, bloodless surgery and advanced organ transplantation. The hospital is at the forefront of robotic surgery with eight da Vinci surgical robots. Hartford Hospital owns and operates the state’s only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.