The hospital has 3,300 employees. John M. Murphy, M.D. is president and CEO of Western Connecticut Heathcare, the regional health system that includes Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital.
Notable departments and offerings
The Praxair Heart and Vascular center provides open heart surgery and coronary angioplasty to all the patients in need of care. Founded in 2003 the Center leads the state in outcome for cardiac surgery and heart and vascular treatment. Specialized care for valve disease, heart failure, electrical disease of the heart, percutaneous arterial treatment, in state of the art new facilities. The provider for advanced tertiary care for over 500,000 people in Western New York and Eastern Connecticut. For more details call 203-739-6037.
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery was started in the fall of 2002.
The Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital is the Western Connecticut Affiliate of the Yale Cancer Center. Services range from prevention to aftercare. The Praxair Foundation, run by a company with offices in Danbury, contributed $4 million to the hospital (the largest donation the hospital ever received) to support cardiovascular care. The new center was dedicated in May 2006.
Danbury Hospital Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy on the first floor of the Stroock Building and is open seven days a......