EM Physician

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital and Pequot Health Center

Location: New London, CT

ED Volume: 86,000

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Lawrence & Memorial Hospital and Pequot Health Center

365 Montauk Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4700

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Hospital Information

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital is a 280-bed hospital serving more than 200,000 people in the New London area
  • One of Connecticut’s most contemporary health centers offering the latest technology in the practice of medicine
  • The region’s only provider of emergent percutaneous coronary intervention, inpatient rehabilitation services and neonatal intensive care
  • Stroke center affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Clinical collaborations include : Yale-New Haven Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Joslin Diabetes Center
  • State-of-the-art equipment includes CT, MRI and cardiac cath lab

Emergency Department

Main Lawrence & Memorial Emergency Department

  • 20% admission rate
  • High acuity facility
  • 20% of ED volume is Fast Track
  • Efficient layout with 34 treatment beds, including Fast Track and behavioral suite beds
  • Less than 1% patents transferred; less than 1% penetrating or blunt trauma
  • Responsive lab with a 45 minute turnaround time; STAT lab 15 minute turnaround time
  • Full Department status
  • Hospital-based paramedic system with 12-lead EKG transmissibility and end-tidal CO2
  • ED Ultrasound. Glidescope, end-tidal CO2 monitoring available
  • Hospitalists in house 24/7, 90% of patients admitted to hospitalists
  • Anesthesia backup 24/7 in house
  • Pediatric ED open 3 pm to 11 pm, 7 days a week; staffed by pediatric emergency medicine trained physicians

Pequot Health Center Emergency Department

  • Free standing emergency department
  • 3 – 5% admission rate
  • 17 bed ED including Fast Track
  • Full laboratory, CT, MRI and Ultrasound available
  • Glidescope
  • Daily hours 7am to 11pm

Community

Southeastern Connecticut has it all! We have a variety of housing options including year-round waterfront homes, excellent schools, and a safe family-oriented community! We also have miles of beaches in the shoreline communities, along with boating, swimming, sailing, horse riding and kayaking. There are a dozen golf courses for the golfers, weekly sailing competitions and numerous tennis clubs. We also have state parks right on the water, offering hiking trails, mountain biking and swimming. There are active local community theater groups, a local opera company in Stonington, and Shakespeare in the Park in Groton.

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