Outpatient Surgery

Same-day surgical procedures can be performed at UConn John Dempsey Hospital or the UConn Health Surgery Center located within the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute. Both locations offer state-of-the-art operating rooms and fully-equipped postoperative patient care areas. Our team of skilled nurses, surgical assistants, anesthesiologists, and surgeons provide superb surgical care and get you back to life faster.

If you're having a procedure in the UConn Health Surgery Center, watch this video for a patient perspective on what you can expect during your visit with us.

Inpatient Surgery

For cases requiring overnight care like joint replacement surgery, you will stay in UConn's John Dempsey Hospital. Our state-of-the-art hospital has dedicated space for orthopedic patients on the 5th floor. There are 28 private rooms, a specialized gym, and a rehab room. The staff on the floor, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, and hospitalists, are specially trained in orthopedic care. We offer room service-type dining, free Wi-Fi, and many other services during your stay.

Here's a peek at what you can expect during your stay with us – all from a patient's perspective.