Information about the Coronavirus

Griffin Health is committed to the care and safety of our patients. Please call your doctor or provider before your visit. General COVID-19 information is available here. Questions about vaccination, testing, and assistance with VAMS call 203-204-1053. If you are currently eligible for a vaccination (CT State eligibility info) and have not already made an appointment, please call 203-433-3394 to speak to an appointment scheduling specialist.

Same Day Surgery

Griffin Hospital offers a range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures paired with our award-winning Planetree patient-centered care. From your surgeon, to the nurses supervising your care, to the friendly volunteers who offer a wide range of personalized comfort services, our combined expertise, professionalism, and personalized attention to your needs means that you can expect to receive the highest level of surgical care possible.

Advanced Surgical Technology

Our advanced medical and surgical technology also allows us to provide a bloodless surgical experience. This technology includes:

  • Highly trained surgeons with the ability to perform complex endoscopic procedures
  • Electrocautery which minimizes blood loss during surgery by using electrical current to seal tissues and vessels cut during surgery
  • Lasers used in surgery to seal tissue as it's cut, reducing blood loss
  • Suretrans drains to collect and return blood postoperatively
  • Non-blood volume expanders to enhance circulation and volume of the patients own blood
  • Recombinant Erythropoietin to stimulate production of red blood cells

Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy

Varicose Vein Treatment (Trivex System)