For nearly a century, Bristol Hospital has been a leading health care provider for people who live and work in the Greater Bristol area – caring for friends and neighbors while providing a wide array of services, from preventive health and wellness care to emergency surgical care. Bristol Hospital aims to remain current in modern technologies, advanced treatments, and up-to-date best practices. Our commitment to excellence has earned us our solid reputation within the medical community, but more importantly, with those we serve every day.

Attentive Care in Convenient Settings

Always a progressive healthcare institution, Bristol Hospital continually evolves to meet the changing needs of the community. With the addition of specialized centers to treat a broad spectrum of illnesses and provide preventive services, the Hospital is demonstrating its commitment to serve this community in the most attentive and advanced ways. The Emergency Center is just one of several following advanced care areas.

Sleep Center

An amenity-rich facility providing comfortable treatment for a number of sleep problems that affect millions of Americans.

Orthopedic and Spine Health

A newly-remodeled facility with a skilled team focused on joint health, pain relief, physiatry, rehabilitation and sports medicine.

Weight Loss Surgery

An advanced center named as a Level 1 Comprehensive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredited Quality Improvement Program.

Breast Health and Wellness

The state-of-the-art Beekley Center offers patients comprehensive breast care and wellness in a spa-like setting.

Surgical Center

State-of-the-art 50,000 square foot facility designed with special sensitivity to patients’ convenience and privacy needs.

Intensive Care Unit

An award-winning team provides specialty care to patients with serious and complex illnesses.

Skilled Nursing

Ingraham Manor features 24-hour nursing care and other services to meet a patient’s medical, social and emotional needs.

Wound Care

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine offers a multi-disciplinary approach to resolve complex and non-healing wounds.


The Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute is a Center of Excellence for the diagnosis, management, research and treatment of GI disorders.

Behavioral Health

A specialized team of psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and nurses designed to address psychiatric needs.


An advanced diagnostic imaging department offering the latest in CT/PET, MRI and nuclear medicine – including fully digital, fast turnaround images.

Cancer Care

A specialized oncology team with certified nurses, financial assistance counselors and nurse navigators to provide in-depth care services.

Bristol Hospital Development Foundation:
Using Philanthropy to Ensure Future Care

Remaining true to our mission of addressing patients' needs, Bristol Hospital has evolved over the years to ensure the most current practices, modern technologies and innovative treatments are available to those who rely on us for medical care.

The Bristol Hospital and Bristol Hospital Development Foundation board teams feature local stakeholders who see first hand the impact that our healthcare system has on the local community. Please join us in expanding the already-advanced emergency care our talented group provides.

Meet the Team

Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE

President & CEO
Bristol Hospital and Health
Care Group

Mary Lynn Gagnon

Executive Director
Bristol Hospital Development

Board of Directors:
Bristol Hospital and Health
Care Group

Glenn Heiser,
  Chairman of the Board
John Lodovico, Jr.,
  Vice Chairman of the Board
Louis Auletta, Jr.
Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE
  President & CEO

Cathryn Addy, Ph.D.
Sharon Adler, MD
Liran Blum, MD
Lisa Casey
Yong-Sung Chyun, MD
Mary Ann Cordeau, RN PhD
Douglas Devnew
William Hamzy
Michael Heimbach
Jeffrey Kaye, MD
Joseph Lockwood
Lexie Mangum
Bradford Meacham
Jennifer McCallister, MD

Board of Trustees:
Bristol Hospital Development Foundation

Michael V. Adams,
  Chairman of the Board
Brian K. Dehm,
  Vice Chairman of the Board
Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE
Mary Lynn Gagnon,

Thomas O. Barnes
Nancy Brault
Sue Heiser
Leslie S. Kish, M.D
Nancy O’Donnell
Marilyn Perzan
Ralph Holyst
Jay Sattler
Ted Shafer
Robin Shanmugam
John E. Smith

Earned ANCC Magnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Ranked one of the top 3 safest hospitals in CT by Consumer Reports

First Stage 7 hospital in the U.S. using Meditech 6.x records platform on EMR Adoption Model

Named a Most Wired Hospital 4 consecutive years by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

One of only two CT hospitals to earn an A grade for safety by The Leapfrog Group

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Attentive care with convenient locations isn’t just unique. It’s extraordinary.
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