350 Seymour Ave. Ste. 102  | Derby, CT 06418-1336  |  (203) 732-1300
The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness

World Class Breast Care, in a Patient-Centered Environment

The Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital combines state-of-the-art technology, a team of highly trained physicians and staff, and a Planetree healing environment to offer our patients a comprehensive range of personalized breast care and wellness services.

The Center features two new, state-of-the-art digital mammography suites, two breast ultrasound suites, and an advanced system to perform stereotactic biopsy.

Griffin Hospital's Mammography Department is MQSA (Mammography Quality Standard Act) and ACR (AmericanCollege of Radiology) accredited.

A Dedicated Care Team

By concentrating this world-class technology with the talent of highly skilled professionals — including breast surgeon Denise Barajas, MD, a team of board-certified radiologists, technologists specializing in breast imaging, breast health navigators, and the availability of genetic counseling services — under the same roof, the Center can quickly assemble the resources required to provide optimal care that is tailored to each patient’s individual needs.

A Rapid Diagnostic Care Model

The Center offers a broad array of diagnostic services for patients that can be provided, in many cases, on the same day. For example, if a suspicious finding on a screening mammogram is detected, patients have ready access to additional diagnostic testing, which is coordinated by the Center’s staff and serves to greatly reduce a patient’s anxiety of waiting for the next test or diagnosis to take place.

A Planetree Model of Care

Within the Center, soothing colors, comfortable furnishings, and other amenities — such as a coffee bar and water feature — create intimate spaces for patients and family members. Complementing this healing environment, the Center’s staff is committed to educating and empowering patients to be active participants in their own care journey.

Scheduling an Appointment

Appointments at the Center for Cancer Care, located across the street from Griffin Hospital at 350 Seymour Avenue, can be scheduled through the Central Scheduling Department at 203.732.7101. If you have had a mammogram at another facility, be sure to bring your films to Griffin Hospital so that our Radiologists will be able to compare your mammogram done here with your previous mammogram.

For more information on the Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, call 203.732.1300. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Barajas, call 203.732.7233.


Call Griffin Hospital Central Scheduling at (203) 732-7101.