Lawrence & Memorial Hospital


  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital is a 280-bed hospital serving more than 225,000 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, inpatient pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine
  • Stroke center affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Clinical collaborations include: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, and Joslin Diabetes Center
  • State-of-the-art equipment includes: CT, MRI and two cardiac catheterization labs

Emergency Department

  • 20% admission rate
  • High acuity facility
  • 20% of the ED volume is Fast Track
  • Efficient layout with 34 treatment beds, including Fast Track and behavioral suite beds
  • Less than 1% patients 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 monitoring
  • ED ultrasound, Glidescope, hypothermic therapy, end-tidal CO2 monitoring available
  • Hospitalists in-house 24-7, 90% of patient admitted to hospitalists
  • Anesthesia backup 24-7 in-house
  • OB/GYN in-house 24-7
  • Pediatric ED open 3p-11p, 7 days/week, staffed by Pediatric Emergency Medicine trained physicians


Southeastern Connecticut has it all!  We are the home to the Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College, and Mitchell College.  We are neighbors to one of the largest submarine bases on the east coast.  Wonderful schools, access to year-round activities (skiing, sailing, hiking, biking), affordable housing, are all at your doorstep.  Our ED group works hard and enjoys the finer things in life.  Our area is an absolutely wonderful place to bring up a family.  The Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, shopping, and local beaches are attractions that bring visitors from all over the Northeast.  World-class dining options abound in New London, Mystic, and nearby Watch Hill.  If you want a day trip, we are 1½ hours to Boston, 45 minutes to Providence, and 2 hours to New York City.  Visit for additional information.

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

 Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

365 Montauk Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4700

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