What matters most in your neurology career?

At Hartford HealthCare, what matters most to you matters most to us.

Hartford HealthCare’s revered Ayer Neuroscience Institute is Connecticut’s largest and most comprehensive integrated neurological care program. This esteemed department brings together the best and brightest specialists working together to find innovations and advances across the entire neuroscience spectrum. With our focus on integration, we are able to provide comprehensive neurological care with state-of-the-art facilities, including the highest-volume Stroke Center in New England; advanced technologies and innovative programs; robust opportunities for teaching and research; and the relationships and resources you need to provide world-class neurological care to your patients.

As a not-for-profit medical group closely allied with a major academic institution, we offer a highly satisfying balance between personalized patient care and individual career growth through research and education.

About Hartford HealthCare

Listen to what matters most to our physicians.

An unparalleled approach to comprehensive neurological care.

The Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Hartford HealthCare is a rapidly expanding Institute with a focus on comprehensive patient care, academics, and research. Our specialists span the areas of vascular neurology, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular, movement disorders, epilepsy, headache and pain management, neurosurgery, and general neurology. The Institute enjoys the resources of a system committed to excellence in patient quality and experience and an impressive staff of world class Neuroscience leaders. Hartford Hospital, an 867 bed tertiary care academic medical center and the main teaching affiliate for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and HHC flagship hospital, is the highest volume Stroke Center in New England and one of the largest surgical hospitals in the northeast. We also offer six community hospitals and well-resourced clinics throughout the state.

In addition to providing general neurology and advanced neurosurgery, the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute features seven specialty centers devoted to neuroscience-related care including:

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center

    Hartford Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center is the largest stroke center in New England, treating more than 1,000 stroke patients annually. We are the only center in New England to earn the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

  • Epilepsy Center

    The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Hartford Hospital provides cutting-edge diagnostic procedures and treatment for epilepsy. We utilize state-of the-art epilepsy monitoring units as well as two 3T MRIs. Our program is undergoing significant growth as we prepare to implement our SPECT and intracranial EEG programs, targeting mid 2019 to achieve NAEC level 4 designation.

  • Headache Center

    The HHC Headache Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of unusual headache syndromes. We have access to clinical trials that offer innovative therapies and our collaboration with Harford Hospital’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine team has allowed us to explore new therapies for pregnant women who suffer from headaches.

  • Hearing & Balance Center

    The highly trained team within the Hearing & Balance Center treats patients with chronic hearing and balance conditions, acoustic neuroma, and cholesteatoma. The center also includes a Dizziness Clinic.

  • The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center

    Specialists at the Movement Disorders Center combine diagnostic and therapeutic methods with clinical research, addressing the unique needs of patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

  • Pain Center

    The Pain Center within the Ayer Neuroscience Institute diagnoses patients’ sources of discomfort and provides thorough, goal-oriented plans to minimize pain and restore functionality.

  • Sleep Centers

    The Sleep Centers use state-of-the-art technology to improve sleep, including hypoglossal nerve stimulation, one-on-one consultation with a board-certified sleep physician, sleep studies, CPAP clinics, home sleep study testing, and hotel-like accommodations, to provide comfort to patients.

We Support Our Providers

Our system supports your patients with a statewide continuum of care.

  • The state’s most extensive behavioral health network
  • Extensive home care and senior care services
  • An expansive physical therapy and rehabilitation network

Our network comprises six well-respected acute care hospitals, including Hartford Hospital, one of the highest-volume stroke centers and surgical hospitals in the northeast.

You care for your patients, and we care for you!

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At Hartford HealthCare, you’ll be part of an organization that believes in what matters most to you: career, family, patients, and lifestyle. Our benefits are equally attractive. Join us and enjoy:

  • Generous early signing bonus paid in your final training year
  • Outstanding compensation package that includes innovative loan forgiveness and loan repayment options
  • Low-cost, high-quality insured benefits for you and your family
  • Generous CME and paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement account with substantial employer match

And you will enjoy the quintessential New England lifestyle.

You will love living and practicing here. Eastern Connecticut and the Farmington Valley are storybook-beautiful and steeped in history. West Hartford has been named a “Top 10 City to Raise a Family” by Kiplinger and the “Coolest Suburb in America” by Travel & Leisure. Its shoreline has been hailed “The New Hamptons” by the New York Post.

You’ll have your choice of homes and lifestyles, too—in the country, along the shore, in vibrant urban centers, or in quiet, leafy suburbs. Plus, our public and private schools are nationally recognized. Respected colleges, including the universities of Hartford, Connecticut, Yale, and Trinity, provide you and your family with ready access to all of the educational and cultural benefits of world-class institutions of higher learning.

In this idyllic setting, beautiful landscapes and diverse activities also abound:

  • Pristine beaches, lakes, and rivers
  • Hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, and golf
  • Music venues and a symphony orchestra
  • Superb restaurants, shopping, galleries, theaters, and museums
  • Foxwoods Resort and Mohegan Sun casinos
  • Acclaimed local wineries and brewpubs
  • Scenic Connecticut River towns
  • And we are located just two hours from New York City and Boston!

Let’s talk about what is most important to you.

Our organization is growing rapidly and seeks talented neurologists—like you— for rewarding clinical and leadership positions throughout the region. Join us. Our responsive organization is just right for you!

Let’s talk right now about your goals and the neuroscience opportunities available right now.

Clay Tebbetts

Clayton Tebbetts, FASPR

Physician Recruitment and Integration

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