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Accreditation & Licensure

Bridgeport Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission for meeting national quality standards and licensed by Connecticut Department of Public Health as a general acute care hospital.

Our Affiliation

A member of the Yale New Haven Health System.

Our Ratings and Accreditations

Verified by

  • American College of Surgeons and American Burn Association as the only verified adult burn center in Connecticut
  • American College of Surgeons and designated by the State of Connecticut as a regional Trauma Center

Approved with Commendation by

  • American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer as a highest-level “Gold” Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program

Certified by

  • The Joint Commission and designated by the State of Connecticut as a Primary Stroke Center

Accredited by

  • The Joint Commission
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • National Consortium of Breast Care Centers
  • Nurses Improving Care For Health System Elders (NICHE)
  • The Norma Pfriem Breast Center is a member of the prestigious National Consortium of Breast Care Centers
  • American College of Emergency Physicians as a Geriatric Emergency Department

Recognized by

  • American Diabetes Association
  • Hospitals and Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100 Most Wired Hospitals for information technology systems that support patient care
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation as a certified Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Program
  • American Heart Association as a Fit-Friendly Worksite and
  • American Diabetes Association as a Health Champion
  • National Consortium of Breast Care Centers
  • Healthcare Equality Index as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award/ Get with the Guidelines Resuscitation Silver Award
  • Member of the Nurses Improving Care for Health Systems Elders (NICHE), a national geriatric nursing program of the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University

Our Expert Physicians

An active attending medical staff of more than 800 physicians representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties, including pediatric cardiology, obstetrical anesthesiology and surgical oncology. Physicians who are faculty members at Yale University School of Medicine or other prestigious medical schools.

For more information about these and other services, please call 800-357-2396.