The Acute Care Surgery Division at Hartford Hospital takes care of the most critically ill and injured patients, supported by the resources of a prominent Level 1 Trauma Center and a state-of-the art Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

The Acute Care Surgery Division is comprised of several expertly trained general surgeons with the ability to provide the finest care in three essential areas:

Traumatology
Emergency General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Learn more about the Acute Care Surgery Division:

Education Research Our Surgeons

 
 
 

Education

Fellowships

The Division of Acute Care Surgery provides education in trauma surgery, emergency general surgery and surgical critical care for trainees including medical students, residents and fellows. In addition to training residents across several specialties, the Division provides both a 1-year surgical critical care fellowship and a 2-year acute care surgery fellowship.

CESI

Additionally, with the resources of the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation, the Acute Care Surgery faculty provides training in Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM), Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET), and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) which are offered to our trainees as well as to medical providers from around the country.

 

Research

 

Our research activities include clinical, translational, education and quality improvement projects. Some of the ongoing projects within the Acute Care Surgery Division are listed below:

Injury Prevention Center

Several projects and research opportunities in collaboration with the Injury Prevention Center at Hartford Hospital.

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Anti-Infective Research and Development

Collaboration with the Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development at Hartford Hospital to study antibiotic efficacy in patients undergoing massive transfusion following trauma.

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Our Surgeons

 

Acute Care Surgeons at Hartford Hospital

Name Specialties Location
Adamski, John H., MD 860.972.4189
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Hartford
Brautigam, Robert Todd, MD, FACS 860.246.2071
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Costanzo, Nicholas John, MD 860.246.2071
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Hartford
Croteau, Alfred J., MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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  • Hartford
Daman, Daniel S., MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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  • Hartford
Edwards, Randolph E., MD 860.972.4189
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Gates, Jonathan D., MD, MBA, FACS 860.246.2071
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Hernon, Michael J., MD 860.246.2071
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Keating, Jane, MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Hartford
Kelliher, Kristine, MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Kevorkian, Noubar Movses, MD 860.225.6244
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • New Britain
Lee, Jessica M., MD 860.246.2071
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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  • Hartford
Mah, John Wesley, MD 860.972.5022
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Merchant, Nishant D., MD 860.972.4189
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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  • Hartford
Orlando, Rocco, MD, FACS 860.246.2071
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Hartford
Palter, Marc David, MD 860.972.4189
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Hartford
Pepe, Judith Laich, MD 860.972.5201
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurocritical Care
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  • Hartford
Portereiko, Joseph Vincent, DO 860.972.3750
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
Ricaurte, Daniel, MD 860.545.5000
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Hartford
Shaikh, Inam Ahmed, MD 860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Torrington
  • Torrington
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Tichauer, Matthew Brent, MD 860.972.0001
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Hartford