Tallwood Men’s Health is Hartford HealthCare’s commitment to providing the type of medical care men need with the comfort level they want.

Have you had heart palpitations recently, trouble urinating or erectile dysfunction? Have you gained excessive weight or are suddenly concerned about a family history of diabetes, high cholesterol, prostate cancer or other condition? Our services are available at a location near you, but at the Tallwood Men’s Health Center in Farmington a nurse coordinator is also available to schedule initial consultations and follow-ups, arrange care with other providers if needed and answer all your questions. 

Our Mission

Here's why Dr. Jared Bieniek, Tallwood Men's Health medical director, is calling for a paradigm shift in how men approach healthcare.

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New ‘Sling’ Targets Stress Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

There’s advanced and there’s beyond advanced, and Dr. Richard Kershen entered the latter realm when he became one of the first urologists in the United States to implant a newly available urethral sling system in men struggling with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) as a result of previous prostatectomy. In light [...]

Weight Loss Surgery: What Happens if I Regain Weight?

When patients see me for medical weight loss, most have considered surgical weight loss at some point in their lifetime. One of their  greatest fears is gaining weight after surgery. Why? Because every one of these patients knows somebody who regained all the weight lost after bariatric surgery. It’s not [...]

Why Heart Patients Shouldn’t Use Apple Watch to Detect AFib

Seems that the Apple smartwatch can do it all – check email, send an SOS, connect to your car, get directions, open your garage door and order a pizza — but checking your heartbeat for atrial fibrillation might not make sense. Dr. Steven Zweibel, director of electrophysiology at the Hartford [...]

ED, Incontinence After Prostate Surgery: What Can a Partner Do?

This is the first of a two-part series on the effects of prostate cancer on relationships. Ask any prostate cancer survivor and he’ll tell you there’s no price he wouldn’t pay to be cancer-free. Let’s start with the surest way to cure prostate cancer when the disease hasn’t spread: Removal [...]

How to Handle the Emotions of a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

This is the second installment of a two-part series on the effects of prostate cancer on relationships. Now that you’ve just been told you have prostate cancer, your urologist can explain every possible way the disease affects the body and what you can do about it. But psychologically, you’re on [...]

2019 Healthy Family FunFest Marks Event’s 10th Anniversary

Each February, thousands of people pass through the doors of the Aqua Turf in Plantsville/Southington for the Healthy Family FunFest. More than a health fair, it is an event built on strong local partnerships and a singular goal: provide the community with information, screenings and other resources to improve their [...]

Men's Health Locations

The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health Center is a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Farmington that offers specialized care for a longer and healthier life.


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HealthCare Happenings December 2018

Community partnerships are taking guns off the streets, fighting opioid addiction and preventing cancer - and connecting you to healthier, of course!

Medical Rounds with Dr. Jared Bieniek

The statistics say it all: Men are 1.4 times as likely as women to die from almost every chronic medical condition, and on average live five years less than women; according to the National Center for Health Statistics. A new program at Hartford HealthCare has been designed to change that: the Tallwood Men’s Health Center in Farmington.  Hartford HealthCare urologist Dr. Jared Bieniek has details.


Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Heart Disease in Men: The Pump and the Pipes

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Symptoms of heart disease in men,The link between impotence, male hormones, and heart [...]


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