What Kind of Medical Care Does St. Francis Hospital Provide?

What Kind of Medical Care Does St. Francis Hospital Provide?

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut provides patient care through five centers, specializing in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, rehabilitation, and services for women and children, states Saint Francis Care. The women's center offers breast- and heart-health services, gynecological care, labor, delivery and neonatal intensive care.

Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center offers patients a one-stop, team approach to care. Patients can see medical, surgical, radiation and rehabilitation specialists in a single visit, states Saint Francis Care. Cancer patients have access to a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical treatment techniques, including CyberKnife and linear accelerators.

The Saint Francis Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute, Connecticut's largest open-heart surgery center, offers the area's quickest response to heart attacks, according to Saint Francis Care. Its cardiologists correct heart rhythm disorders and manage advanced congestive heart failure. Doctors use StereotaxisR magnet-guided catheter technology to treat patients experiencing atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.

Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute is the largest hip, knee and joint replacement center in the state, claims Saint Francis Care. The center offers board-certified, orthopedic-trained surgeons, multidisciplinary teams and patient education classes.

Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital focuses on restoring health after a serious illness or injury. This Saint Francis center treats traumatic brain injuries, stroke, sports-related injuries, spinal cord and orthopedics injuries. The center provides multiple sclerosis patients with services such as Lokomat, a robotic walking system, according to Saint Francis Care.