With dozens of convenient locations throughout Connecticut including Hartford, Torrington, Norwich, Meriden, Bridgeport, Westport, Cheshire, and Mystic, we work hard to make care accessible and convenient for you.



What makes the Ayer team stand out is our personal, empathetic, collaborative approach to caring for you at every step, from the first encounter to your recovery.

About Us

Acute Care Locations:


Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is an 867-bed Level 1 Trauma Center & regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. It is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet, acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington.

Meet our Neurosurgeons:

Name Specialties Location
Aferzon, Joseph A., MD 860.832.4664
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
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  • Portland
Bauman, Joel A., MD Bauman, Joel A., MD 860.696.2290
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
  • Hartford
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