The Digestive Health Center at Hartford Hospital gives the region’s physicians and their patients fast, convenient access to care.

From routine screenings and common tests to advanced procedures and complex cases, Hartford Hospital’s Digestive Health Center offers the expert diagnostic and treatment capabilities that referring physicians demand, combined with the compassionate care every patient deserves.

Digestive Health Conditions We Treat

Explore the various gastroenterological conditions that we treat at Hartford Hospital.


Digestive Health Services We Offer

At Hartford Hospital, we have the expertise and technology others don’t. We deliver the most advanced care available and help you avoid surgery altogether.

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Don’t Make This Mistake with COVID-19 ‘Peak Dates’

Many questions are swirling surrounding COVID-19. Among them: When will the virus peak? There doesn’t seem to be a definitive answer, though. Just dates that are causing some confusion in an already challenging environment. “It has everything to do with the data, the availability of data,” says Keith Grant, APRN, [...]

What COVID-19 Can Do to Your Heart, Even if You Don’t Have Cardiovascular Disease

A heart attack or COVID-19? New data from China, published recently in JAMA Cardiology, now indicates up to 20 percent of COVID-19 patients experience cardiovascular complications caused by the coronavirus. Even in patients with no history of heart disease, the signs can appear immediately life-threatening: an abnormal heart rhythm and [...]

9 Fun Treats You Can Make in the Kitchen with Your Kids

Making meals to satisfy everyone’s taste these days can get to be tiring. With kids around the house, why not let them become more involved? Some of these simple recipes and ideas can be made alone or with little supervision depending on your child’s age. Cooking is a skill and [...]

Forward Triage: This is Social Distancing in Hartford Hospital Emergency Department

Only two weeks ago, a team of doctors, nurses and members of the facilities and operations teams gathered to design and activate a forward triage unit at Hartford Hospital. In this space, patients can be screened and evaluated for COVID-19 before entering the hospital. When the unit opened to patients [...]

How Are We Doing? Google Report, Tracking Movements, Measures State’s Social Distancing

Google is watching, always, but maybe people won’t mind so much during the COVID-19 pandemic. The tech giant, in an effort to aid public health officials, just released the COVID-19 Community Mobility Report that used location data that track people’s movements to assess state and local adherence to social-distancing measures. [...]

Hartford HealthCare Now Treating Some COVID-19 Patients with Anti-Malaria Drugs

Physicians with Hartford HealthCare have joined others around the country in using hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to treat some hospitalized patients with coronavirus (COVID-19). On March 28, the Food and Drug Administration issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the medications, which were developed for use against malaria and have been used [...]


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