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 Connecticut, nurse coordinators 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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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, [...]

Guy Talk: Erectile Dysfunction, Enlarged Prostate and Urination

If you’re suffering from erectile dysfunction, it could be a sign of other health concerns. “Young men often avoid doctors because they feel invincible,” says Tallwood Men’s Health urologist Dr. John Griffith. “It’s a habit that grows stronger with age, and as older men start to face health challenges that [...]

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 [...]

Why Daytime Sleepiness, Snoring Could Be Warning Signs For Men

It’s no secret that men usually don’t go to the doctor unless they think there’s a serious problem. Daytime sleepiness or a partner’s complaints about snoring might not be at the top of their list of health concerns. But these can be signs of serious, even life-threatening conditions if left [...]

Men, But Not Women, Experience These Signs of Depression

Depression – never considered a one-size-fits-all disease – varies so dramatically between men and women that many men don’t even realize they have it. Then, if some symptoms do seem familiar – or, most likely, someone close to them points it out – many men tend to downplay the severity [...]

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

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Trauma Nurse Care Core Course

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a 16-hour program, which includes selected didactic presentations and skill stations. It was [...]

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Trauma Nurse Care Core Course

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a 16-hour program, which includes selected didactic presentations and skill stations. It was [...]

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Grief Support for Newly Bereaved

Grief Support Group that meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from September 10 through December 10. Newcomers welcome any time; [...]


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