35th Annual Swim Across the Sound

August 6, 2022

Each summer, swimmers cross the Long Island Sound from Port Jefferson to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport. The 2021 Swim raised $250K to support oncology programs and provide financial assistance to cancer patients and their families so they can focus on their health and healing. Click here to register as a swimmer, boat captain, medical volunteer, on-water volunteer, or as a volunteer at Captain's Cove.

Virtual Public Forum

July 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm 

The public is welcome to attend a virtual presentation on Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30 p.m. by St. Vincent’s Medical Center Leadership and Independent Monitor, BKD, to present a quarterly report on the status of the affiliation of St. Vincent’s and Hartford HealthCare.

View the virtual public forum webinar details.

ER Wait Time

ER Address: 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone: 203.576.5877

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.

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Click the link below to let us know you’re on your way to the Emergency Room.

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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, our urgent care centers offer 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

Women's Choice Awards

St. Vincent's Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery, Breast Care, Heart Care, Cancer Care, Mammogram Imaging, Orthopaedics, Outpatient Experience, and Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®. The award signifies that St. Vincent's is one of the top U.S. hospitals reviewed.

Women's Choice Award - Bariatric Surgery Women's Choice Award - Breast Care Women's Choice Award - Heart Care Women's Choice Award - Cancer Care Women's Choice Award - Mammogram Imaging Women's Choice Award - Orthopaedics Women's Choice Award - Outpatient Experience Women's Choice Award - Patient Safety

The Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospitals™ is a trusted referral source and coveted credential that identifies the nation’s best hospitals based on robust criteria that includes relevant clinical performance, patient satisfaction and appropriate accreditations. The Best Hospitals demonstrate exceptional ratings, providing the highest level of care and commitment to their patients’ health and well-being. The Women's Choice Award is the only designation that takes into consideration the preferences of women when selecting a hospital.

Learn more at womenschoiceaward.com

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital

St. Vincent's Medical Center has been rated as "High Performing" in the following procedures and conditions: Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, and Stroke.

Learn more at usnews.com

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St. Vincent’s One of Six Hospitals Nationally to Receive Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery

The spine program at St. Vincent’s, a collaboration between the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute and the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, is one of only six hospitals in the country to receive Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery from The Joint Commission. The certification follows a rigorous review by The Joint Commission, an independent organization dedicated to improving healthcare for the public. The certification recognizes the compassionate, personalized and innovative care the spine program provides to every patient.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Webinar: Medicare 101 Understanding Your Options

In this FREE webinar, join Sara Mitchell, Medicare Educator, to learn about what Medicare is and how it works, the different parts of [...]

Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Surgical Weight Loss Info Session for St. Vincent's Medical Center

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In this FREE webinar, join Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Craig Floch and/or [...]

Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022, 6:30PM - 7:45PM

On-Site: WomenHeart of Fairfield County Support Network

The WomenHeart Fairfield County Support Network is a peer-to-peer patient support and education group for women living with heart disease. [...]

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CarePartners of Connecticut

Quality is important. Especially when it comes to health coverage.

CarePartners of Connecticut Medicare Advantage (HMO) was rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Medicare in 2022. And we’re the only 4.5-Star Medicare Advantage plan in the state built with local Hartford HealthCare doctors. With CarePartners of Connecticut, you can get an HMO or PPO plan that includes some of the lowest maximum out-of-pocket costs in the state, $0 monthly premium, $0 copay for in-network PCP visits, plus dental and prescription drug coverage included in all our plans.* Learn more >>

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