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 and locations in Eastern Connecticutnurse navigators are also available to schedule initial consultations and follow-ups, arrange care with other providers if needed and answer all your questions. 

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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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A Simple Way Most Men Can Avoid Being a ‘Heart Attack Waiting to Happen’

You’ve obviously heard the reference to a man as a “heart attack waiting to happen.” Well, there’s some truth in that gallows humor: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide. For the man who regularly consults with his doctor, however, heart [...]

Straight Talk from a Urologist About Enlarged Prostate, Men’s Health

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. Find out more about men’s health from Dr. John Griffith, a urologist at Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health. Q. Let’s first [...]

It’s Movember: Erectile Dysfunction, Enlarged Prostate, Urination and More Men’s Health Issues

For more information, including a downloadable guide, about erectile dysfunction and urinary difficulties, click here. Happy Movember, when moustache meets November in a mashup that highlights men’s health issues for a month. How do you know it’s Movember? Look for a stache on guys who spend most of the year [...]

Low T: What it is and what you can do about it

It’s one of the many results of aging for men, affecting 2 to 4 million men, but when low testosterone begins to affect quality of life, it’s time to seek expert attention. In a free talk entitled “The What, Why and How of Low Testosterone,” Hartford HealthCare endocrinologist Dr. Helen [...]

Know Your Heart Meds: Here’s The Lineup

Heart disease varies from one person to another, as does the type of medication prescribed to take care of it. What doesn’t change is the need to understand what medicine you’re taking, follow the instructions and know what the potential side effects. “It can be confusing to keep medications straight, [...]

What Causes An Irregular Heartbeat?

The average human heart beats about 100,000 times a day, pumping almost 2,000 gallons of blood through the body. What makes it tick so precisely? An electrical system that creates impulses to control the heart rate (beats per minute) and heart rhythm (synchronizing the pumping action). When that system is [...]

Men's Health Locations

The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health Centers include a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Farmington, along with several locations in Eastern CT, that offer specialized care for a longer and healthier life.


Latest Videos

Research suggests hospitals with high prostate cancer caseloads have better survival rates

The month of September is dedicated to raising awareness of this disease. Dr. Joseph Wagner, Urologist and Director of Robotic Surgery at Hartford Hospital talks about a new study and how it's helping patients achieve better outcomes.

What a urologist wants men to know when deciding if they should go to the doctor

John Griffith, MD, talks about why it's important for men to come to the doctor and why they don't need to be embarrassed.


Upcoming Classes & Events

Saturday, Dec 07, 2019, 8:00AM - 5:30PM

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Under national guidelines, only individuals over the age of 18 can attend this training

In this FREE educational seminar, learn [...]

Saturday, Dec 07, 2019, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Cesarean Birth

If you are anticipating a Cesarean birth, this class will prepare you for the experience from pre-admission through your recovery at home. [...]

Saturday, Dec 07, 2019, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Childbirth One Day

Online registration survey questions are mandatory and must be completed in order to secure your registration. This one-day Saturday [...]