Help and Hope for Urology Patients

At the Tallwood Institute you get world-class urology and kidney care from a team of local and national leaders in their fields. Many patients who have failed to have success with other treatments come here for the best solutions to even the most frustrating urology problems. Our highly skilled physicians have advanced sub-specialty training, and are backed by a full team of interdisciplinary medical and surgical specialists. With our wide network of care, you get the very highest standard of treatment, conveniently delivered within your community.

Conditions We Treat

We deliver excellent outcomes for people with event the most complex or challenging urologic conditions.

Conditions

Programs

Our extensive preferred provider network means patients get the very best urology and kidney care.

Programs
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    Suite 3B
    Manchester, CT 06042

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    Suite 525
    Hartford, CT 06106

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    326 Washington Street
    Norwich, CT 06360

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    Suite 201A
    Waterford, CT 06385

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    Suite 416,
    Hartford, CT 06106

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    New Britain, CT 06052

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    455 Lewis Ave
    Meriden, CT 06451

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    Suite 104
    Bristol, CT 06010

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    Suite 205
    Meriden, CT 06451

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    Meriden, CT 06451

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    West Hartford, CT 06107
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    Farmington, CT 06032

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    Route 44 Avon, CT 06001
    Avon, CT 06001
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Prostate Cancer: What is ‘Active Surveillance’?

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Why Do Women Suffer Silently?

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Upcoming Classes & Events

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Understanding Prostate Health

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: The role of genetics in the increased risk of prostate cancer, genetic link between [...]

Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019, 8:30AM - 9:30AM

Walk to Wellness: Men's Health 101

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: The New Tallwood Men's Health center and the services being offered, Issues related to [...]


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