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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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 [...]

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 [...]

10 Signs of Mental Health Issues in Men

We know – and joke about – how, generally, men don’t particularly like seeing doctors for physical ailments, but getting them to see a professional for behavioral health issues is nearly impossible. Dr. Alexander Miano, physician psychiatrist at the outpatient behavioral health clinic at Backus Hospital in Norwich, has been at [...]

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 [...]

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Breastfeeding Support Group

This support group is for new mothers and their babies from birth to 6 months old. Registration is not required, they meet twice a week on [...]


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