Guide to Surgery

At John Dempsey Hospital, we provide excellent surgical care for our patients in our state-of-the-art facilities designed for same day surgery. Our goal is make your surgical experience a positive one for you and your family.

Our patients have access to experienced surgeons, anesthesia staff, registered nurses, surgical technicians and other staff who make your care and privacy our number one priority. If you have any questions or concerns while you are in our care, we encourage you to ask any member of our team. We will be happy to answer your questions or to assist you.

Your surgery, both same day surgery and those requiring hospital admission, may be performed at either of our outpatient locations. It is important that you are clear about the location of your procedure. If you are uncertain of the location, call 860-679-6000.

UConn Health Surgery Center

UConn Musculoskeletal InstituteAt the UConn Health Surgery Center, we’ve taken outpatient surgery to a new level. The surgery center is a state-of-the-art facility designed exclusively for ambulatory surgery. It contains fully equipped operating rooms and postoperative patient care areas. For all its advanced technology and high quality care, the Center is a warm, friendly place where your health and well-being are our number one priority.

Directions

To get to UConn Health, take I-84 East or West to Exit 39. Turn right at the first light (end of ramp) onto Farmington Avenue (Route 4) East. Continue three more lights (1 mile) and turn right into UConn Health.

Upon arriving at UConn Health, proceed into the roundabout and take the third right. The UConn Musculoskeletal Institute is the second building on the right. A patient drop off lane is available at the ground level entrance. Parking is available in Garage 1. There is a ground-level entrance to the garage directly past the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute building on the right.

Parking and entrance for the UConn Health Surgery Center is located on the second level.

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UConn Procedures Center

UConn Health main entranceThe UConn Procedures Center, located in the main hospital building, offers high quality care to patients who require hospital admission, as well as to patients who are having ambulatory surgery. Our goal is to provide our patients, and their loved ones, with a safe and comfortable surgical experience. Whether you are being admitted, or going home after surgery, you will be cared for by the same professional, highly skilled staff members utilizing the latest state-of-the-art technology.

Directions

To get to UConn Health, take I-84 East or West to Exit 39. Turn right at the first light (end of ramp) onto Farmington Avenue (Route 4) East. Continue three more lights (1 mile) and turn right into UConn Health.

Upon arriving at UConn Health, proceed into the roundabout and take the second right. Bear left at the fork and continue up the hill to the main entrance. Visitor parking is available in Garage 3 or Lots F and G.

Free valet parking is available to patients and visitors coming to the main building, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please drive to the main hospital entrance to access this service. Patients and visitors who arrive after 6 p.m. or on weekends can park near the main entrance.

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