Contact Us

Important Contact Information

Main Phone Number

P: 860.889.8331

Patient Telephones

P: 860.823.6300

Office of Patient Experience

P: 860.889.8331 ext. 6828

Norwich Backus Emergency Care Center

P: 860.823.6389


Backus Health Centers

Colchester Backus Health Center

P: 860.537.4601

Montville Backus Health Center

P: 860.848.1298

North Stonington Health Center

P: 860.599.9961

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Diabetes Management Center and Endocrinology Services

P: 860.892.6906

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Wound Care / Hyperbaric Oxygen

P: 860.425.8700

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Rheumatology

P: 860.425.8710

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Arthritis Center

P: 860.425.8710

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Rehabilitation Services

P: 860.823.6317

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Lab and Ekg Services

P: 860.425.8722

Norwich Backus Outpatient Care Center Anticoagulation Clinic 

P: 860.892.2711


Executive Leadership Team

Donna Handley
Senior Vice President, Hartford HealthCare
East Region President

P: 860.823.6399
E: Donna.Handley@hhchealth.org

Nader Bahadory, MD
Backus Medical Director

P: 860.889.8331 ext. 4788
E: Nader.Bahadory@hhchealth.org

Laura Currie, RN, MS
Vice President, Patient Care Services

P: 860.823.6399
E:
 Laura.Currie@hhchealth.org

Jason Laabs
Director, Planning and Marketing

P: 860.817.4139
E:
 Jason.Laabs@hhchealth.org

Karen James
Regional Director, Human Resources

P: 860.889.8331 ext. 3876
E: Karen.James@hhchealth.org

Anthony Mastroianni
Regional Vice President, Financial Services

P: 860.823.6360
E: Anthony.Mastroianni@hhchealth.org

Sue McDonald
Regional Director, Marketing

P: 860.874.2196
E: Susan.McDonald@hhchealth.org

Robert Sidman, MD
Backus Medical Director

P: 860.889.8331 ext. 6369
E: Robert.Sidman@hhchealth.org

Lester Temkin
Backus Vice President, Operations

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 4204
E: Les.Temkin@hhchealth.org


Programs and Services

Aids Counseling Center

P: 860.823.6343

Anti- Coagulation Clinic

P: 860.892.2711

Arthritis Center

P: 860.425.8710

Backus Office of Philanthropy & Development

P: 860.823.6325

Breast Health Navigators Program

P: 860.425.3870

Backus Home Health Care

P: 860.889.7198

Backus Physician Services (Case ST)

P: 860.204.9126

Backus Physician Services (Medical Office Building)

P: 860.425.5300

Cancer Services

Cancer Connect Line:
855.255.6181

Cardiac Rehabilitation

P: 860.823.6336

Cardiopulmonary Care

P: 860.823.6393

Care Management

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 6391

Charitable Care

P: 860.823.6394

Colchester Backus Health Center

P: 860.537.4601

Community Health Education

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 2405

Center For Mental Health

P: 860.823.6321

Development Office

P: 860.823.6325

Diabetes Management Center

P: 860.892.6906

Diagnostic Imaging

P: 860.425.8722

Employment Opportunities

P: 860.823.6314

Gift Shop

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 2265

Health Information Management (Medical Records)

P: 860.823.6382

Hearing / Speech Impaired Line (TTY)

P: 860.848.5699

Hospice, Southeastern Connecticut

P: 860.848.5699

HIPPA Privacy Officer

P: 860.823.6314

Human Resources

P: 860.823.6314

Laboratory

P: 860.823.6307

Ledyard Backus Health Center

P: 860.464.3104

Maternity (Birthing Center)

P: 860.823.6353

Medical Nutrition Therapy

P: 860.823.6524

Montville Backus Health Center

P: 860.848.1298

Nursing Alumnae

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 6320

Occupational Therapy

P: 860.823.6317

Pain Management

P: 860.425.5900

Partial Hospitalization Program

P: 860.823.6322

Patient Accounts

P: 860.823.6394

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaion

P: 860.823.6317

Plainfield Backus Health Center

P: 860.564.2198

Public Relations

P:  860.889.8331, ext. 2312

Registration

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 2215

Rheumatology Department

P: 860.425.8710

Same Day Surgery

P: 860.889.8331, ext. 6963

Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic

P: 860.823.6344

Social Work

P: 860.823.6310

Volunteer & Guest Services

P:860.823.6320

X-Ray / Diagnostic Imaging

P: 860.823.6304

Weight Loss Center

P: 860.425.8740

Wound Care Center

P: 860.464.3104

Backus Hospital