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:

Chest Wall Injury Center
Emergency General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Trauma Surgery
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Learn more about the Acute Care Surgery Division:

 

Video Education Research Our Surgeons

 
 

Video

'Gunshot Wound' Women

Honoring Lenworth Jacobs, MD

2023 Jacobs Trauma Lecture

 

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:

 

Our Surgeons

 

Alfred Croteau

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
Jane Keating

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
John Mah

 

Critical Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital Department of Surgery
Hartford, CT 06102
Joseph Portereiko

 

Trauma Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital Department of Surgery
Hartford, CT 06102
Jessica Lee

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
Kristine Kelliher

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
More Locations
Hartford, CT 06010
Judith Pepe

 

Critical Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital Department of Surgery
Hartford, CT 06102
Nishant Merchant

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
Jonathan Gates

 

Vascular Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
Matthew Lissauer

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital Department of Surgery
Hartford, CT 06102
Daniel Ricaurte

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital - Main
Hartford, CT 06102
Nicholas Costanzo

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106
Daniel Daman

 

Acute Care Surgery

Medical Group Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT 06106