Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital has provided quality health care to the residents of Eastern Connecticut since 1893.

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Backus Hospital includes The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich; health centers in Montville, Colchester, Ledyard, Norwich and North Stonington; the Backus Outpatient Care Center in Norwich; the Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Center, which is a new stand-alone ER and outpatient center; Backus Home Health Care; and Backus Physician Services.

It is the only trauma center in Windham and New London Counties and houses one of Hartford Hospital's LIFE STAR helicopters.

Fast Facts (FY 2016)

SVP & President: Bimal Patel, SVP & President, East Region
Licensed bed capacity: 233
Transitions from inpatient care: 10,607
Patient days: 46,555
ED visits: 78,199
Newborn admissions: 970
Inpatient surgeries: 2,214
Ambulatory surgeries: 6,334
Employees: 1,849
Physicians on staff: 310
Volunteers: 450
Operating revenue (FY15): $292.5 million
Community benefit (FY 14): $24.6 million




Backus Hospital Clinics and Locations

Backus Outpatient Center
111 Salem Turnpike/Route 82, Norwich, CT 06360
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Colchester Backus Health Center
163 Broadway, Colchester, CT 06415
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Ledyard Backus Health Center
743 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT 06339
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Montville Backus Health Center
80 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT 06382
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North Stonington Backus Health Center
82 Norwich-Westerly Road, North Stonington, CT 06359
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Norwichtown Family Health Center
42 Town Street, Norwich, CT 06380
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Plainfield Emergency Care Center
582 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT 06374
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Waterford Health Center
196 Parkway South, Suite 201B, Waterford, CT 06385
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