Help and Hope for Urology Patients

At the Tallwood Institute you get world-class urology and kidney care from a team of local and national leaders in their fields. Many patients who have failed to have success with other treatments come here for the best solutions to even the most frustrating urology problems. Our highly skilled physicians have advanced sub-specialty training, and are backed by a full team of interdisciplinary medical and surgical specialists. With our wide network of care, you get the very highest standard of treatment, conveniently delivered within your community.

Conditions We Treat

We deliver excellent outcomes for people with event the most complex or challenging urologic conditions.


Departments & Centers

Our extensive preferred provider network means patients get the very best urology and kidney care.

  • Address:
    360 Tolland Turnpike,
    Suite 3B
    Manchester, CT 06042

  • Backus Hospital
    326 Washington Street
    Norwich, CT 06360

  • Address:
    85 Seymour Street
    Suite 525
    Hartford, CT 06106

  • Address:
    196 Parkway South
    Suite 201A
    Waterford, CT 06385

  • Hartford Hospital
    80 Seymour Street
    Hartford, CT 06102

  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
    100 Grand Street
    New Britain, CT 06052

  • Address:
    85 Seymour Street
    Suite 416,
    Hartford, CT 06106

  • MidState Medical Center
    435 Lewis Ave
    455 Lewis Ave
    Meriden, CT 06451

  • Address:
    22 Pine Street
    Suite 104
    Bristol, CT 06010

  • Address:
    455 Lewis Ave.
    Suite 205
    Meriden, CT 06451

  • Windham Hospital
    112 Mansfield Ave
    Willimantic, CT 06226

  • Address:
    455 Lewis Ave.
    Suite 210
    Meriden, CT 06451

  • Address:
    65 Memorial Road
    Suite 410
    West Hartford, CT 06107

  • Address:
    65 Memorial Road
    Suite 430
    West Hartford, CT 06107

  • Address:
    201 North Mountain Road
    Suite 201
    Plainville, CT 06062

  • Address:
    330 Washington Street
    Suite 350
    Norwich, CT 06360

  • Address
    584 Norwich Road
    Suite 100
    Plainfield, CT 06374

  • Address:
    330 Western Blvd.
    Second Floor
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

  • Address:
    330 Western Blvd.
    Suite 103
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

Latest Videos

Advances in Health with Dr. Joshua Stein

Do you know the signs and symptoms of kidney stones? Dr. Joshua Stein is the chief of urology at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Zero Prostate Race 2018

Hartford HealthCare urologist Dr. Stuart Kesler on the importance of detecting, diagnosing and eliminating prostate cancer - and supporting the research that could lead to a world with ZERO prostate cancer!

Latest News

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Why Do Women Suffer Silently?

Women, known as the gender more likely to visit the doctor’s office for a medical issue, still remain largely quiet when it comes to pelvic organ prolapse. “This is something that affects 13 percent of women, but many are still embarrassed to discuss it with their physicians,” says Dr. Paul [...]

The Making of a Kidney Stone (And How to Avoid It)

Staying hydrated during the warm summer months is key for many reasons. But one reason you may not know: Drinking plenty of fluids can prevent kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard deposits of crystalized salt and minerals that form in your kidney. When urine contains more crystal-forming substances than fluids, [...]

Kidney Stone Prevention: Drink Water!

It’s summer – and the warm temperatures are FINALLY here! You’re probably heard the reminders to drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration, but did you know that by drinking water and avoiding dehydration you can reduce the changes of getting kidney stones? It’s true. Dr. Joshua Stein is a [...]

A Son’s Lifesaving Gift to his Dad

In 2017, life threw a curve ball at Ricardo Arduengo of Hartford. He was facing end-stage kidney failure. “At this point last year, Dad was really, really sick,” his son, Sebastian, recalled. “He looked like an 80-year-old man. He could barely get out of bed.” This was a dramatic turn of [...]

Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018 there will be about 164,690 new cases of prostate cancer in the U.S., and it will take the lives of approximately 29,430 men. Dr. Stuart Kesler is a urologist with the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute.  Q: There has been a fair [...]

Why Early Detection Matters: 164,000-Plus New Cases of Prostate Cancer This Year

It is a cancer that  affects only men — and in a way so personal that those who receive a diagnosis are all-too-often stigmatized into silence. It is prostate cancer. Yet according to the American Cancer Society, in 2018 there will be about 164,690 new cases of prostate cancer in the [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018, 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Understanding Male Urinary Incontinence

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Causes for male urinary incontinence, Treatment considerations and Surgical options and [...]

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Understanding Prostate Health

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: How prostate cancer is diagnosed, how the stages of prostate cancer are determined and [...]

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018, 7:45AM - 4:00PM

13th Annual Interdisciplinary Transplant Symposium

Join Hartford Hospital experts as they present cutting edge information in the fields of kidney, liver and heart transplantation. [...]

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