ER Wait Time

ER Address: 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102

Phone: 860.545.5000

Wait time shown is the average wait time to see a physician or advance practitioner. Patients in the ER are seen in order according to the severity of their illness or injury.

Emergency Room

Urgent or Emergency?
What kind of care do I really need?

If a medical condition is life- or limb-threatening, or involves severe wounds or amputations, patients should go to the ER. If the medical condition is non-life-threatening, GoHealth Urgent Care offers experienced providers who are ready and waiting for you. Most Insurances Accepted. Same Day Appointments. Just Walk In. Open 7 Days A Week.

Urgent Care Services

Medical Rounds

Medical Rounds: Trauma Injury Prevention

Clinical Researcher Christa Green discusses the importance of trauma injury awareness and what Hartford Hospital is doing to help the community.

Laurie St. John – Ch. 3 – Nurses Week

May 6-12 is National #NursesWeek, where the nation celebrates the great work that nurses do each and every day. Laurie St. John, RN & VP of Hartford HealthCare at Home talks nurses week on Channel 3 Eyewitness News from Hartford Hospital.

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Best Regional Hospitals (*Ranked #1 in Hartford Metro Area) and recognized as High-performing in Nephrology, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

* earning this prestigious distinction for the ninth consecutive year.

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News

As Cancer Treatment Evolves, a Focus on Reducing Side Effects

By Dr. Omar Eton Melanoma DMT Lead Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Over the past two decades, there has been great progress in understanding the relationship between cancer and the defenses a patient can muster against it. This led to a Nobel Prize for James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo in [...]

Dr. Bret Schipper, New Surgical Oncology Chief, Starts Seeing Patients

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute has announced the appointment of Dr. Bret Schipper as chief of surgical oncology at Hartford Hospital and director of oncologic surgery for the entire Cancer Institute. Dr. Schipper’s areas of interest include hepatobiliary surgery, both benign and malignant; minimally-invasive robotic surgery; soft tissue (melanoma/sarcoma) and gastric [...]

Suffering From Chronic Knee Pain? Cooled Radiofrequency Can Help

For people who suffer with chronic knee pain, an effective, minimally-invasive procedure called Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) could be just the thing to help regain mobility and quality of life. This outpatient procedure helps restore function and comfort to patients who have found little relief with other treatment and allows them [...]

Why ‘Hot Chemo’ Can Be More Effective Than IV Against Cancer

While traditional chemotherapy drips intravenously into the body to circulate and attack deadly cancer cells, a faster, a more effective way of helping people with some cancers is now available at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. Called Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC), the treatment is designed for people with cancers of [...]

With IOL’s Pearlson, TEDxHartford Talk to Highlight Marijuana, Driving Research

What do an organizational behaviorist, real estate marketer and anti-trafficking activist have in common with a behavioral health researcher from the Institute of Living (IOL)? For four hours on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the answer is the attention of those attending the TEDxHartford program as they share innovative and inspiring ideas [...]

A Simple Way Most Men Can Avoid Being a ‘Heart Attack Waiting to Happen’

You’ve obviously heard the reference to a man as a “heart attack waiting to happen.” Well, there’s some truth in that gallows humor: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide. For the man who regularly consults with his doctor, however, heart [...]


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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019, 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Spine Pre-Op Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo spine surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and recovery.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Surgical Weight Loss Support Group (Hartford Hospital Program)

Open to surgical weight loss patients both before and after surgery. Program provides presentations on topics related to nutrition, [...]

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019, 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Meditative Painting

Come join us for a night of creativity and restoration! In this workshop, participants will be guided through a community meditation and [...]