Friday, February 23, 2018

UPDATE – Friday, February 23, 2018 (6:30 p.m.)


At 4 p.m. today, Middlesex Hospital began providing emergency care to walk-in patients. The Hospital opened a temporary Emergency Department space in its outpatient surgical services area.

It is still not receiving patients via ambulance, and the Hospital’s normal Emergency Department
location in Middletown is still closed until further notice.

Patients who visit the Hospital’s temporary Emergency Department space should drive to the main
entrance of the Hospital. At that point, a security officer will be there to greet them. The officer will
then direct them to where they need to go.

If someone is sick or injured and needs immediate attention, they should call 9-1-1. An ambulance will bring them to the next nearest emergency department. Middlesex’s other Emergency Department locations in Westbrook and Marlborough are open.

Non-emergent surgeries are canceled for today, Friday, February 23.

Radiology is up and running at the Hospital. However, all outpatient radiology tests are canceled at the Hospital in Middletown today, Friday, February 23.

Patients can get lab tests at the Outpatient Center, 534 Saybrook Road in Middletown; at the Marlborough Medical Center in Marlborough; or at the Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook. However, they should not come to the Hospital.

Patients are now allowed to receive visitors. Flu restrictions remain in place.

All other Middlesex Health System locations are operating as normal.

Eric M. Crespo, M.D., M.P.H.

Eric M. Crespo, M.D.,  M.P.H.

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiology (Heart Disease)
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
ABIM Cardiovascular Disease
ABIM Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Medical School:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

University of North Carolina
University of Vermont

Specialized Training:
Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Languages Spoken:

Dr. Crespo earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Vermont and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of North Carolina. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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