04/25/16

Westport's Dr. Edward Pinto named Bridgeport Hospital Physician of the Year

Edward Pinto, MD, of Westport, was recognized as Physician of the Year during Bridgeport Hospital’s April 20 Physician Leadership Summit at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.
04/21/16

Minimally invasive heart valve replacement comes to Bridgeport Hospital

The first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure in the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital was performed April 19 under the direction of interventional cardiologist Edward Tuohy, MD, together with Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Umer Darr, MD, and interventional cardiologist Victor Mejia, MD. Their patient was a 78-year-old local woman.
04/15/16

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary to hold spring gala May 5 in Fairfield

The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual spring gala, Dancing with the Hospital Stars #2, Thursday, May 5, starting at 6pm, at Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield.

Passport to Care: The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital

Passport to Care: The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital

Peggie Parniawski, Administrative Director of the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute, describes the Institute's Patient Passport, a journal for cancer patients and their families. The passport won an award from the Association of Cummunity Cancer Centers.
Pet Therapy at Bridgeport Hospital

Pet Therapy at Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport Hospital's pet therapy dog, Kelly, makes rounds in the P.T. Barnum Pediatric Center with young patient Theodore, 2, and handler Alan Kendrix.
Bridgeport Hospital Prostate Cancer Treatment - GPS for the body

Prostate Cancer Treatment - GPS for the body

Bridgeport Hospital, CT - Pinpoint Prostate Cancer Treatment
Jocelyn Maminta reports on Bridgeport Hospital's STAR Cancer Rehab

Jocelyn Maminta reports on Bridgeport Hospital's STAR Cancer Rehab

In conjunction with the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute, Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers provides Outpatient Cancer Rehabilitation Therapy to address pain, weakness, fatigue, scarring and other conditions that may result from cancer treatment.