Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute

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New Urology Practice in Thomaston

New Urology Practice Opens in Thomaston

Dr. Stephen C. Yu, a urologist with Hartford HealthCare’s Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute, is now accepting patients at a new Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Specialty Care practice at 76 Watertown Road in Thomaston. Dr. Yu’s interests and expertise include Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Botox, Erectile Dysfunction, Incontinence, Interstim Continence Control System,...


Tallwood Men’s Health: Surgical and Medical Weight Loss for Men

Did you know that, in 1985, no state had an adult (male and female) obesity rate higher than 15 percent? Now, every state is at 20 percent or more. Even though Connecticut has the nation’s 10th-lowest obesity rate, about 27 percent of men in the state are obese. This trend...

Men's Health

Straight Talk from a Urologist About Enlarged Prostate, Men’s Health

The statistics say it all: Men are 1.4 times as likely as women to die from almost every chronic medical condition and on average live five years less than women. Find out more about men’s health from Dr. John Griffith, a urologist at Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health. Q. Let’s first...

PSA test

How to Stop Prostate Cancer? It Starts With a PSA Test

Dr. Ryan Dorin, a urologist at the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute, says the PSA test remains the best way to detect prostate cancer at its earliest stages and give the patient the best chance at successful treatment. Here’s a quick Q&A: Q: There has been a fair...

U.S. News Rankings

Hartford Hospital No. 1 in Metro Area in U.S. News Rankings

Hartford Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Hartford metro area for the ninth year in a row and among the best in Connecticut for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 30th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most complex patients. (To find...

Dr. Arthur Tarantino

Dr. Tarantino Named To national Urological Association Board

Dr. Arthur Tarantino, a urologist with Hartford HealthCare’s Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute at Hartford Hospital, was recently named to an eight-year term on the board of directors of the national American Urological Association. Founded in 1902, the AUA is the nation’s premiere professional urological organization, promoting the highest standards...