About the Department
 
The Department of Emergency Medicine offers a full spectrum of emergency care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Serving around the clock in the department are specialists who are board-certified in Emergency Medicine and provide trauma care; acute care; fast track care; and patient and family services. In addition, care teams have access to sub-specialists at all hours of the day and night.
 
The department welcomes referral of patients who require emergency evaluation. The attending physician may be contacted directly by calling (800) 548-6537 twenty-four hours a day.
 
Hartford Hospital is committed to developing a seamless transition between primary care and tertiary referral.
 
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Department Leadership
 
CHIEF:
Jeffrey A. Finkelstein, MD, FACEP
ASSOCIATE CHIEF & MEDICAL DIRECTOR:
A. Jon Smally, MD, FACEP
ASSOCIATE CHIEF, ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
Kenneth J. Robinson, MD, FACEP
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR:
Fred F. Tilden, MD, FACEP
DIRECTOR, INFORMATICS:
Lincoln F. Abbott, MD. FACEP
 
 
LIFE STAR:
 
Director:
Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS
Medical Director:
Lauri D. Bolton, MD
   
EMS/Trauma Program:
 
Director:
Sarah G. Knuth, MD

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Active Medical Staff