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  • Get Care

    From primary care medicine to robotic surgery, the complete network of healthcare services at Bristol Health are here to get you back on your feet sooner. Can make an appointment, find a doctor that suits your needs, get emergency care and access all your personal records.

  • Specialty Care

    The Bristol Health network has built a team of physicians with advanced education and clinical training in their respective specialties. Our specialty care programs include the Beekley Center for Breast Health & Wellness, Baratrics, Cardiology, Palliative Care, Women's Health, Sleep Medicine, and more.

  • Your Health

    Caring Today for Your Tomorrow, Bristol Health is here to help guide you through your path to health and wellness, providing you with valuable resources. Learn more and access materials regarding conditions, treatment, making an appointment and so much more.

  • Conditions and Treatments

    Learn more about your health condition and treatment options available through Bristol Health, with convenient locations across central Connecticut. Locations include Bristol Hospital main campus, Bristol Hospital multi-specialty group, Ingraham Manor and more.

  • Health Library

    Get access to the most comprehensive source of interactive healthcare information available today through Bristol Health in central Connecticut. Make an appointment, find a doctor, get emergency care, access your records and more here.

  • Why Bristol Health

    As Central Connecticut’s leading healthcare system – Bristol Health is more than a hospital & provides quality care at 20 locations through over 100 providers. The Bristol Health Network works to advance your health through an integrated network of care.

  • Palliative Care

    Bristol Health uses a team approach, assuring you're the recipient of the highest quality palliative care at every level across the board. With the patient always in mind, your goal is our goal. Bristol Health’s care can help patients dealing from a range of medical obstacles

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    The obstetricians and gynecologists at Bristol Health provide comprehensive care you can trust, making women's health a top priority. We provide a caring team that is on your side, we want you to feel comfortable with your obstetrics and gynecology care. With convenient locations throughout central Connecticut, access to the best in OB/GYN care is easier and more convenient than ever.

  • Obstetrics

    From preconception counseling to delivery and postpartum care, the obstetrics team at Bristol Health provides comprehensive care throughout your pregnancy. We personalize your appointment and testing schedule to your pregnancy so we can diagnose any issues early and take steps to protect you and your little one.

  • Gynecology & Preventative Care

    The compassionate team at Bristol Health provides complete women's healthcare, including preventative health screenings & contraception counseling. Offering the best in Gynecological services from surgical care, contraception counseling, menstrual issues, and menopause management.

  • Comprehensive Birth Control Counseling

    Develop a plan to prevent unplanned pregnancy with the caring physicians at Bristol Health, and learn about the possible methods of contraception. Bristol Health services include oral contraception, long-acting reversible contraception, birth control patches and rings and nonreversible contraception.

  • Menstrual Problems

    The gynecologists at Bristol Health with help you improve your menstrual cycle through personalized and comprehensive treatment options. At Bristol Health, expert gynecologists help you improve your menstrual cycle so you can do the things you love all month long. Looking at comprehensive solutions for menstrual problems and types of services we offer.

  • Perimenopause & Menopause

    Get help identifying signs of menopause or managing the symptoms of perimenopause. The Bristol Health gynecology team also provides long-term preventative care. As menopause changes your body, Bristol Health gynecology experts work with you to ensure great health and quality of life.

  • Infertility

    Bristol Health will help you navigate challenges of infertility and provide treatments that may assist w/ conception, supporting you on the path to parenthood. Find the proper services offered that you need to help produce the outcome you want. Our infertility specialists work tirelessly with you to diagnose, treat and overcome your fertility issues.

  • Weight Loss Surgery

    Still unsure if weight loss surgery is right for you, or you're struggling post-operation? Read the success stories of Bristol Health bariatric surgery patients. Learn about how our satisfied patients have changed lives and given patients the ability to be more active and live the desired life.

  • About the Program

    Learn about Bristol Hospital's Weight Loss Surgery Program and it's multidisciplinary approach.

  • Insurance

    The highly skilled weight loss surgery team at Bristol Health provides the education, tools and coaching to help you begin the path to a healthy lifestyle. Start your journey today by signing up for in-person seminars and online seminars. As well as checking out Bristol Health free weight loss seminars by attending our open house, info sessions and free joint replacement seminars.

  • Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery

    Attend a group seminar get more information through an online session and take the first step in your bariatric surgery journey with Bristol Health. Our program takes a holistic approach. To help our patients achieve a complete lifestyle change, our program pulls together the skills from a variety of Bristol Hospital professionals.

  • Forms/ Patient Resources

    Get connected with others on a similar path in their weight loss journey. Bristol Health provides a caring environment through a free monthly support group. Our mission provides the support needed for support, guidance, education, motivation and opportunities for weight loss surgery.

  • Eligibility Requirements

    If you have struggled to lose weight through diet and exercise, Bristol Health can help you determine if bariatric weight loss surgery is right for you. Obesity is a chronic disease and for most people, diets and medications only help with temporary weight loss. Learn from our real life patient success stories if surgery is right for you.

  • Procedures

    Weight loss surgical procedures at Bristol Health are all performed through minimally invasive techniques for less scarring and a faster recovery. Bristol Health understands the importance weighing the options at hand are to fit your personal goals is. This path begins with understanding, Bristol Health is here to help you understand those options.

  • Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation services at Bristol Health are helping you, and all our neighbors, reach their peak level of physical recovery. Bristol Health offers a wide range of types of rehabilitation, our approach guarantees our patients will receive coordinated and comprehensive care.

  • Short-Term Rehabilitation

    Our short-term rehabilitation team at Bristol Health works with you to create your path to recovery and independence, guided by the best team of specialists. Our skilled team of physical therapists focus on helping you gain as much strength and function as possible after a serious injury, illness or surgery.

  • About Us

    Bristol Health has grown from a community hospital founded in 1921 to an integrated network of services and providers offering quality, advanced care in 2019. With more than 20 locations, Bristol Health provides accessible and convenient care, focused on wellness and prevention.

  • Ingraham Manor

    Bristol Health System's highly rated, award-winning skilled nursing facility Ingraham Manor uniquely tailors your care to truly enhance your overall quality of life. For patients recovering from orthopedic injuries, neurological disorders, cardiac-related illnesses, or surgical procedures, Ingraham Manor provides both short- and long-term rehabilitation

  • Skilled Nursing Support Services

    Ingraham Manor support services at Bristol Health implement comfort and a sense of confidence in their skilled nursing facility. Residents receive high-quality 24/7 care.

  • Physical Therapy

    Bristol Health is helping you get back on your feet with their cutting-edge physical therapy services that provide rehabilitation for a variety of conditions. Working with a physical therapist can help for many reasons such as improving strength, mobility, balance and pain management.

  • Sports Rehabilitation

    The injuries you receive in your active life can heal faster and stronger with the help of Bristol Health's sports rehabilitation services. At Bristol Hospital locations are designed to provide patients with an optimal environment with higher quality tools and training.

  • Vestibular Therapy

    The outstanding vestibular therapy at Bristol Health is designed to make sure you improve your balance and decrease dizziness to get back on your feet today. Vestibular issues are often caused by a disorder of the inner ear, neck dysfunction or another condition.

  • Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapy at Bristol Health is focused on helping you to regain and maintain the skills needed to handle the tasks that are important to you. Occupational therapists work in a variety of settings, each focused on enabling individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities of all ages the ability to complete daily activities.

  • Hand Therapy

    Here at Bristol Health, physical therapists work with you to design a comprehensive hand therapy program for a speedy and complete recovery. Commonly treated conditions include arthritis, tendon injuries, swelling and tightness.

  • Women's Health Therapy

    Our physical therapists possess advanced training in women's health therapy and pelvic health assessments at Bristol Health System. Pelvic floor dysfunction forces you to not relax your pelvic muscles and, if left untreated, could lead to long-term damage to your colon.

  • Rehabilitation Support Services

    Rehabilitation support services at Bristol Health aid in a wide variety of services including the finest, nonpareil home care and counseling center. Our rehabilitation support services include Orthopedics, Wound Care Center, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Ingraham Manor, Home Care & Hospice and Counseling Center.

  • Patient and Visitor Guide

    Bristol Health wants to make your stay at Bristol Hospital is as comfortable as possible. Review our patient & visitor guide to help prepare for your visit, what to know during your stay and what to expect when going home. Find directions, checklists, forms & paperwork and more.

  • Cafe, Coffee Shop and Gift Shop

    To help provide you a comfortable experience while at Bristol Health Hospital, there is a cafe, coffee shop and gift shop available to the public. Learn more about the hours and location of Hillside Cafe Cafeteria, Dunkin' and the gift shop.

  • Rights & Responsibilities

    Review the Patient Rights & Responsibilities at Bristol Health to understand what you are entitled to as a patient of our health care system. Contact the Patient & Customer Relations Department with any questions.

  • Transportation Services

    Emergency medical services deliver the immediate vital care you need in a compassionate manner at Bristol Health Connecticut. Bristol Health EMS provides unwavering dedication to lifesaving and life-sustaining healthcare.

  • Ambulance Services

    At Bristol Health, ambulance services are answering calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to send qualified EMT paramedics to your aid. Our highly-skilled professionals are here to meet all of your medical demands, focusing on delivering the immediate vital care you need in a compassionate manner.

  • Emergency Medical Services

    Emergency medical services deliver the immediate vital care you need in a compassionate manner at Bristol Health Connecticut. Bristol Health EMS provides unwavering dedication to lifesaving and life-sustaining healthcare.

  • Training & Education

    Bristol Health EMS's goal is to educate and train Emergency Medical Education including EMT training, First Aid, CPR and more, seriously and safely. We also offer a variety of programs for all levels of providers, from first responders to advanced level care, including the American Heart Association Classes.

  • Transportation Services

    Bristol health offers non-emergency safe and comfortable transportation services for people who require assistance when traveling to a medical appointment. Our transportation services assist all types of getting around conditions, transporting patients to doctor’s appointments, Physical Therapy appointments and all other medical appointments.

  • Cardiology

    The Bristol Health expert cardiology team offers the best in cardiovascular care, using cutting-edge techniques and technology. Our unmatched personal approach at Bristol Health always keeps the patient and family in mind.

  • Outpatient Services

    From diagnostics to chemotherapy, and rehabilitation to wellness and prevention, our outpatient services can be found in convenient locations throughout central Connecticut.

  • Diagnostic Imaging

    Explore the many diagnostic imaging services that are available locally to you at the Bristol Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department, from MRIs to PET scans and more. The department is fully digital and ensures accurate results. Schedule an appointment today.

  • Bone Density Scan

    Take a step in keeping your bones healthy by scheduling a bone density scan at Bristol Health in CT and get answers about your risk for osteoporosis. Physicians are able to evaluate bone mineral (calcium) content in your lumbar spine and both hips. Schedule an appointment today!

  • Computer Tomography

    The board-certified radiologists at Bristol Health offer safe, low-dose CT scans to help you learn more about your health without invasive tests. Scans utilize x-rays and advanced computer technology to create detailed images of the body. Schedule an appointment today!

  • Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology

    A minimally-invasive procedure, Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology services at Bristol Health help diagnose and treat cancer & other health conditions. IR radiologists are able to diagnose and treat conditions once only corrected with conventional surgery.

  • MRI

    An MRI is a safe, painless way to create images of your organs & tissues to diagnose health conditions. The pictures produced help your physician detect and define the differences between healthy and diseased tissue. Schedule an appointment with Bristol Health today!

  • Nuclear Medicine

    The Bristol Health Radiologists use nuclear medicine to create detailed images of how your body works, diagnosing conditions in their very early stages. It identifies abnormalities early in the disease process and allows for early intervention and treatment.

  • PET/CT Scan

    Often used for cancer diagnosis & monitoring, in addition to assessing brain & heart conditions, Bristol Health PET/CT Scan services will help you get answers. It is a nuclear medicine procedure that produces pictures ofthe body's biological functions, which helps detect abnormalities earlier.

  • Ultrasound

    From obstetrics to breast cancer screening, the ultrasound services at Bristol Health are the safest imaging technology. It is a time-proven, useful way to examine internal organs such as the liver, gallbladder, spleen, kidney and more. Schedule an appointment online today!

  • X-Ray

    The board-certified radiologists at Bristol Health use digital X-rays to create safe, quick & accurate images to help diagnose a range of medical conditions. No appointments needed, walk-ins are always welcome during normal working hours.

  • Orthopedics

    Orthopedics specialty care at Bristol Health provides the highest quality, compassionate and most comprehensive treatment right in the heart of your community. Our focus on providing an extraordinary patient experience is visible at every interaction.

  • Support Services

    Orthopedics support services at Bristol Health range from rehabilitation to financial assistance. At Bristol Health, the staff is committed to their patients. Our Orthopedics support services includes rehabilitation, wound care center, Ingraham manor, home care and financial assistance.

  • Is it Time to See a Cardiologist?

    Read the leading reasons to see a cardiologist and how Bristol Health can help heart patients reach their highest level of wellness. Bristol Health wants to make the most out of your appointments, see how you can prepare accordingly. During your visit, your specialized cardiologist will walk you through the process giving advice for plans of care to meet your goals.

  • Behavioral Health

    Bristol Health's behavioral health services provide a comprehensive range of programs designed to meet the emotional and psychiatric needs of the community. These include ongoing training, education and the latest tools and technology.

  • Senior Behavioral Health

    Short-term inpatient care for older adults challenged by dementia and other mental health issues.

  • Sleep Medicine

    Sleep disorder is a condition that result in changes in the way that you sleep, ultimately impacting your health in a negative manner. Bristol Health sleep medicine care is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a Sleep Center to get you back to feeling rested, back to being you.

  • Pulmonolgy

    At Bristol Health, our board-certified and fellowship-trained pulmonologists and crictical care physcians work together to find the best respiratory treatment. Bristol Health provides service to effectively treat many lung conditions, such as, asthma, chronic cough, cystic fibrosis and many other conditions.

  • EBUS

    EBUS, or endobronchial endoscopy, is a breakthrough procedure being used at Bristol Health to more effectively diagnose different types of lung disorders, including cancer.

  • Urology

    Urology specialty care at Bristol Health in CT has highly skilled, experienced surgeons trained for a full range of surgical specialties and procedures. Bristol Health offers the latest advancements in technology to help treat a range of urological conditions such as urinary tract infections, acute urinary retention,

  • Geriatric Medicine

    Most seniors ages 65+ can benefit from a geriatrician who can support their needs. At Bristol Health, you can be sure you're getting the best possible care. Part of the Bristol Health Multi-Specialty Group, the geriatric medicine program ensures each aspect of a patients health care is addressed.

  • Find a Provider

    More than just a hospital, Bristol Health is a whole care system committed to providing you with continued care from our wide range of highly skilled providers. Specialities include orthopedics, cardiology, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and many more.

  • Endocrinology

    The Bristol Health endocrinology specialty care is determined to diagnose and treat all your hormone complications so you can be back to you. Learn more about endocrine system and what can cause endocrine disorder. Following diagnosis, your physician will work with you to determine your best plan of care.

  • Neurology

    The Bristol Health System's neurology care team is determined to ensure you get all the treatment and support you need to get the best results. Offering a wide range of comprehensive care and services, Bristol Health is a known trusted partner in the community.

  • Is it Time to See a Neurologist?

    Read the leading reasons to see a cardiologist and how Bristol Health can help heart patients reach their highest level of wellness.

  • Surgery

    Find the latest minimally invasive surgeries right here in your community at the Bristol Health Center for Surgery and Endoscopy.

  • Pre-Admission Testing

    Information on the pre-admission testing for surgical procedures at the Center for Surgery and Endoscopy.

  • General Surgery

    General surgery at Bristol Health specialty centers provide a complete range of care from a variety of compassionate medical professionals. Bristol Health general surgeons perform a wide variety of procedures, including Diagnostic Procedures, Gastrointestinal Procedures, Hernia Repair, Breast Surgery and Wound Care.

  • Robotic Surgery

    Using a robotic surgery system, our expert surgeons provide the latest minimally invasive surgical care for a wide range of conditions.

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons at Bristol Health perform a variety of minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat problems in the blood vessels.

  • Contact Us

    If you have questions please fill out the form.

  • Rheumatology

    Bristol Health rheumatology specialists develop a plan for treatment designed specifically for all patients with rheumatologic conditions. These include arthritis, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, musculoskeletal pain disorders and more.

  • Vascular Medicine

    The vascular surgeons at Bristol Health Hospitals offer the latest in medicine so patients receive high-level, quality care for their vascular disease. Our team offers a minimally invasive approach, including robotic surgery, for even the highly-complex surgeries so our patients can go home more quickly, suffer less pain and heal faster than ever before.

  • Is it Time to See a Vascular Specialist?

    Providing the highest levels of vascular care and expertise in an advanced setting.

  • Bristol Hospital Foundation

    With the generous contributions from people like you, the Bristol Hospital Development Foundation is able to help fund medical advances to local Bristol Health offices. Learn more about investing in the health of our community through donating, planned giving and fundraising events.

  • Wish List

    The Bristol Hospital Foundation is looking for many items that are important to caring for our patients and our community.

  • Skilled Nursing

    Bristol Health System's highly rated, award-winning skilled nursing facility Ingraham Manor uniquely tailors your care to truly enhance your overall quality of life. For patients recovering from orthopedic injuries, neurological disorders, cardiac-related illnesses, or surgical procedures, Ingraham Manor provides both short- and long-term rehabilitation

  • Home Care

    Our comprehensive, goal-directed approach to home care helps you avoid unnecessary hospitalization and get back to enjoying your life as quickly as possible.

  • Hospice

    Hospice is a specialized healthcare program dedicated to providing care and support to you or your loved one suffering from life-threatening illnesses. Hospice care is primarily provided to persons at home but is also available in skilled facilities or, if medically appropriate, in the hospital.

  • Hospice Volunteers

    These dedicated, highly trained volunteers offer non-judgmental support and are good listeners for hospice patients.

  • Home Care and Hospice

    Bristol Health works to create personalized plans of care with a range of quality home care services and hospice services designed to best support patients. The program is centered on patient comfort, emotional & spiritual support and improving quality of life.

  • Hospice Support Services

    Hospice and Home Care Support Services

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    At Bristol Health, our cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitations teams can help you achieve better heart and lung health when facing chronic conditions.

  • Three Phase Approach

    Our cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs use a comprehensive approach to helping you return to activities you love and experience better health.

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    At Bristol Health, our cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitations teams can help you achieve better heart and lung health when facing chronic conditions.

  • Three Phase Approach

    Our cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs use a comprehensive approach to helping you return to activities you love and experience better health.

  • Healthcare Professionals

    Resources for healthcare professionals, including by-laws, applications, training and more.

  • Medical Office

    Medical Office staff, hours and information for our health professionals.

  • Privilege Application

    Applying for membership/privileges at Bristol Health.

  • All Medical Providers

    The Laboratory Services at Bristol Health provide a comprehensive set of testing services to help diagnose medical conditions. A walk-in lab is available.

  • Bristol Health Medical Group

    Bristol Health Medical Group has grown from a local hospital to an advanced, integrated network of care providing both inpatient and outpatient services. With 20 locations and over 100 providers, Bristol Health provides comprehensive care right in your backyard.

  • BHMG Locations

    Bristol Health Medical Group has convenient locations across central Connecticut.

  • Patient Stories

    Get access to insight, news and information from your community health experts at Bristol Health in CT—aimed to help you live happier and live healthier. Browse through recent posts, media inquires, Bristol Health Newsroom. press releases and more.

  • Services

    A list of all the services offered at Bristol Health Diagnostics Imaging

  • Newsletter Sign Up

    Sign up for our newsletter.

  • HIPAA Privacy Policy

    Bristol Health's HIPAA privacy policy.

  • Joint Replecement

    This is a menu page for joint replacement

  • Quality

    Much more than a hospital, Bristol Health is a complete network of local and community-based services, focused on keeping you and your loved ones at your best. Bristol Health is nationally recognized for high quality patient experience and are committed to excellence.

  • Live from the Red Carpet

    Live Stream of the 2019 Bristol Hospital Ball

  • Fundraising Events

    Bristol Hospital Foundation holds three annual fundraising events each year.

  • Seasonal Flu Policy

    Due to the high number of seasonal flu cases being seen in our area, and the concern for the health of our patients, Bristol Hospital is limiting visitor access during the current flu season.

  • Coronavirus

    With the heightened concern regarding the Coronavirus, Bristol Health is actively preparing to treat patients who may become infected with COVID-19.

  • A Message from President/CEO Kurt Barwis

    In the spirit of our mission, Caring Today for Your Tomorrow, we want to assure you that Bristol Health is doing the utmost to protect the health and safety of our patients, staff and community during this coronavirus public health crisis.

  • Barwis on Bristol

    Get the latest news and insight from Bristol Health President & CEO Kurt A. Barwis.

  • Thank You for Your Support During COVID-19 Crisis

    Bristol Health is thankful for the outpouring of donations and support from the greater Bristol community during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

  • Send an eCard

    Brighten up your loved one’s hospital stay by sending a free e-Card. Your personal message will be a wonderful surprise.

  • Mental Health During COVID-19

    The public health crisis has put additional stress on mental health. Here you can find some insight and resources to help you care for yourself during these difficult times.

  • Ensuring Your Safety

    Bristol Health is taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety of our patients during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

  • Ensuring Your Safety During Surgery

    Bristol Health is taking all measures to ensure surgical procedures can be safely conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Ensuring Your Safety During Care

    Bristol Health is taking all measures to ensure your routine can be safely conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Emergency Care

    Director of Emergency Medicine Dr. Andrew Lim answers questions regarding how Bristol Health is keeping its emergency patients safe and protected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Primary Care

    Primary Care physician Dr. Nandini Menon provides insight and answers to frequently asked questions regarding what to expect when visiting your primary care provider and when a virtual Telehealth visit is appropriate.

  • Surgical Care

    Dr. Jeffrey Meter, Chief of Surgery, answers common questions surrounding surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic and how Bristol Health is ensuring patient safety.

  • Service of Remembrance

    Home Care & Hospice is holding a virtual Service of Remembrance to honor all those who have lost their lives.

  • Our Community

    Bristol Health is committed to helping the greater Bristol community, bringing the best services to you locally—making access to care more convenient than ever. Learn more about career opportunities, local events and how Bristol Health is addressing community needs.

  • Community-Bristol

    Bristol Health is committed to serving the City of Bristol by providing convenient access to quality care as well as supporting the community.

  • Diabetes

    The Bristol Health endocrinology specialty care is determined to diagnose and treat all your hormone complications so you can be back to you.

  • Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes

    Learn the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

  • Coping with the Holidays

    Home Care & Hospice is holding a virtual Coping with the Holidays event.

  • Blue Christmas

    Home Care & Hospice is holding its annual Blue Christmas event virtually in 2020. You can watch live on Facebook and YouTube.

  • Meet the Surgeons

    Meet the Weight Loss Surgery Program's surgical team - Dr. Vanessa Malit and Dr. Henry Lin.

  • FAQ

  • Pain Management

    Living with acute and chronic pain affects you both physically and mentally. Bristol Health pain management team is here to say goodbye pain and hello living. At Bristol Health, some of our pain management procedures include pain in the areas of the shoulder, joint, abdominal and knee.

  • Conditions We Treat

    Bristol Health's compassionate specialists treat various conditions with pain management to make sure you can live more comfortably and happily. Conditions we treat include but are not limited to, abdominal pain, back pain, cancer pain, muscle pain and neck pain.

  • Physiatry

    At Bristol Health, you can guarantee you are getting the best physiatry care by regaining your strength and mobility after a serious illness, injury or surgery. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating, and treating patients with physical disabilities. Our team offers conservative treatment options to help regain strength, movement and decrease pain.

  • FAQ

    Do you have questions about physiatry? Get answers to your frequently asked questions about physical medicine and rehabilitation from Bristol Health today. Dr. Watson has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics and mechanical and electrical devices.

  • Spine Health

    Advanced-level spine care is available here at Bristol Health orthopedics, with both surgical and non-surgical treatments, so you can have less pain. Non-surgical spinal treatment options are key in getting you results quickly and efficiently. Sometimes, surgery is necessary, and when it is, we provide expert care with the best orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons available.

  • Conditions We Treat

    Spine conditions that Bristol Health orthopedic specialists can treat range from bone spurs to osteoporosis to Sacro-iliac joint disorders. Conditions we treat range from but are not limited to: bone spur, neck pain, joint cyst, scoliosis and spinal stenosis.

  • FAQ

  • Coronavirus FAQ

    Frequently asked questions pertaining the coronavirus.

  • Coronavirus Vaccination

    On Tuesday, Dec. 15 Bristol Health began receiving and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine distributed by Pfizer.

  • Coronavirus Vaccination Side Effects

    The most common side effects associated with the Pfizer vaccination.

  • Coronavirus Vaccination Side Effects

    The most common side effects associated with the Moderna vaccination.

  • White Coats. Black Lives Matter.

    On Aug. 12, 2020 Bristol Health is hosting "White Coats. Black Lives Matter." to shine a light on health disparities.

  • Gastroenterology

    Led by the the Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute, Bristol Health provides a center of excellence for clinical care, research and education.

  • TIF Procedure

    Performed without the need for external incisions through the skin, the TIF procedure offers patients who require an anatomical repair an effective treatment option to correct the underlying cause of GERD.

  • Be Healthy Podcast

    The Be Healthy Podcast brings you closer to the connection between the community and the medical professionals who care for it.

  • Lymphedema Care

    Lymphedema care at Bristol Health provides the best treatment for swelling, so you can be more comfortable and happier doing your day-to-day activities. Lymphedema is caused by a blockage in your lymphatic system, an important part of your immune and circulatory systems. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining as needed, and as the fluid builds up, the swelling continues. Through a comprehensive treatment program, our team can help drastically reduce the pain caused by lymphedema.

  • Winter Storm Alerts

    Winter Storm Alerts

  • Informational Seminars

    If you are considering weight loss surgery, attend a free information seminar in-person or online to learn about the options available through Bristol Health. Join us by taking the first steps in learning how weight loss surgery can change your life.

  • BHMG COVID Restrictions

    We have put in advanced safety measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Primary Care

    Bristol Health Medical Group primary care physicians welcome patients of all ages, providing the best health care for your needs. Schedule an appointment online! Read up on Family Medicine and Internal Medicine to see how it can help you. New patients can save some time by downloading and filling out the forms before they arrive.

  • Emergency Care

    When you're in need of attention from a sudden and serious illness or injury, the Emergency Center team at Bristol Hospital is here to attend to your emergency. When life or health is on the line, Bristol Hospital Emergency Center is here for you, with shorter-than-average wait times (around 20 minutes average) and all the advanced services you might need.

  • Emergency or Urgent Care

    A breakdown of the difference between emergency and urgent care.

  • Telehealth

    Telehealth: Where technology meets health care. Bristol Health is proud to offer its patients a variety of health tools to manage their health when they are unable to see a physician at the office.

  • Bristol Health Strategic Plan

    Bristol Health's strategic plan is our roadmap to ensure we meet our mission, demonstrate our values and achieve our vision. Learn more about our pillars and plans to ensure we continue "Caring Today for Your Tomorrow."

  • Coronavirus Testing

    Whether you're traveling, need clearance for work, or just want peace of mind, Bristol Health's Med-Help Urgent Care offers rapid testing options. You can get an antigen COVID test with results in 20 minutes, or the highly-accurate PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test, with results within 24 hours or sooner! We’re able to offer these exceptionally quick results because our PCR tests are performed by our own, in-house Bristol Hospital lab.

  • Coronavirus Signs and Symptoms

    Know the signs and symptoms of coronavirus as well as gain links to valuable resources.

  • Bristol Health's Response

    Bristol Health leadership and providers are actively preparing to treat patients who may become infected with the new virus.

  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure Process

    Provided on this page are the Bristol Health Code of Conduct and policies related to the annual conflict of interest disclosure process.

  • Laboratory Services

    The Laboratory Services at Bristol Health provide a comprehensive set of testing services to help diagnose medical conditions. A walk-in lab is available.

  • Drinks and Drag

    The Bristol Hospital is hosting Drinks & Drag. This year's show is being held virtually.

  • Business Partners in Philanthropy

    The Business Partners in Philanthropy program, established in 2000, provides an opportunity for corporate donors to assist Bristol Hospital in its fundraising efforts .

  • Services

    A list of the services offered at Bristol Health.

  • Our Centers

    Bristol Health is home to several state-of-the-art specialty care centers, including birthing, wound care, breast health and cancer care.

  • Beekley Center for Breast Health & Wellness

    Bristol Health has a state-of-the-art breast health center with the comforts of a high-end spa, situated in a healing environment designed for women by women. Do not hesitate to speak with our specialists if you notice the following: lumps, nipple discharge, pain in breast or swollen breasts with dimples.

  • Support Services

    There is an extensive list of top-rated support services provided by Bristol Health's Beekley Center including support groups, Massage Therapy, Classes & Workshop, Celebrating Survivorship and Palliative Center.

  • Massage Therapy

    The massage therapy offered at Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness at