Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine provides urgent care to those in need. We are a Level II Trauma Center, equipped to provide emergency care for stroke and cardiac patients, and injuries ranging from minor to very severe.

We provide a higher level of urgent care and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Welcome to the J. Benton Egee, M.D. Emergency Department. Our goal is to attend to your urgent healthcare needs - with expert care - as promptly as possible. As one of the top-ranked hospitals in the state for overall clinical excellence, the emergency department at Danbury Hospital is one of the busiest in Connecticut. We are a Level II trauma center with the expertise to manage all your urgent care needs with specialized, multidisciplinary teams.

Requiring Assistance?

For emergency support, crisis intervention and services, please call the Crisis Hotline 1-888-447-3339 or call 211

We hope that you find the information on this web site helpful, and we invite you to learn more about our services.

Patrick B. Broderick, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
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"’A Higher Level of Care’ is Not an Empty Promise at Danbury Hospital"

"The superb care that I got contributed to saving my life"

Robert Beavers of Newtown, CT
Robert Beavers of Newtown, CT

“’A Higher Level of Care’ is not an empty promise at Danbury Hospital. I am convinced that the superb care that I got contributed to saving my life..."

"...The amazing Emergency Room staff, the highly skilled cardiovascular team and the excellent nursing staff in the ICU all contributed to my recovery. They are and it shows.”

Robert Beavers
Newtown, CT