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Category Archives: Surgery

Backus Hospital Surgery Center Receives National Recognition

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Backus Hospital, as one of 60 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

Robotic surgery technology shows how far we have come

Surgery has come a long way at Backus since its founding in 1893. Now, Backus is a leader in robotic...

Backus Hospital Introduces Latest da Vinci Surgical Robot

Only the third hospital in the state to offer the technology for more precise and less invasive procedures NORWICH—Backus Hospital...

Distinguished doctor fondly remembered

Backus Hospital’s first vascular surgeon, Anthony D. Tramontozzi, MD, passed away on Dec. 29. He was 82.

Backus Hospital Television Ad

Backus Hospital has a new television commercial about its surgical services, featuring patient testimonials, airing on Comcast and Metrocast. Watch...

Knee replacements put school nurse back on her feet

After knee replacement surgery at Backus Hospital, school nurse Mari Shooks had this to say: “I immediately felt at ease...

Da Vinci robot makes prostate surgery easier

“When I found out I had prostate cancer I decided to have robotic surgery. The incisions were very small, and...

Keri Perreault

“Dr. Vinod Pathy is truly an amazing surgeon — what he can do is phenomenal. I’m wearing a new bathing...

Chef Ceil Vardar

“My neck pain came on fast and furious. I couldn’t even cut with a knife. They stayed very late into...

Sandra Gosselin

“I didn’t know if I would ever be able to walk again. I’m walking every day now. Dr. Ammar Anbari...