President Stuart Markowitz (Hartford Hospital)
Dr. Stuart K. Markowitz is president of Hartford Hospital and president of Hartford HealthCare’s newly formed Hartford Region, which includes Hartford Hospital, Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network and Academics. Hartford Hospital, an acute-care teaching hospital established more than 150 years ago, has more than 7,000 staff members. The hospital operates the only level one trauma center in the area and the only air ambulance service in Connecticut. Hartford Hospital has received the National Research Corporation’s “Consumer Choice Award,” the American Heart Association’s “Silver Plus Award” for its Stroke Center and “Blue Distinction” awards for its Joint and Spine Centers. The hospital’s Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center is the only cancer center in the Northeast to be selected by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as an NCI Community Cancer Center.
Prior to his promotion to president, Mr. Markowitz served as Hartford Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer after serving as Vice President of the medical staff for two years and as the Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Radiology since 1995. He has served on the Board of Directors at Hartford Hospital and currently serves on the Board of Directors for VNA HealthCare Inc.
Dr. Markowitz also is an assistant clinical professor of radiology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He spent nearly 30 years in private practice with Jefferson Radiology and is consistently recognized as one of the area’s “Best Doctors.”
Dr. Markowitz is board certified in diagnostic radiology; received his Fellowship of the American College of Radiology; and is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiology Society of North America, the Society of Breast Imaging and the American Society of Emergency Radiology, as well as other national and local organizations.
He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from University of Health Sciences – The Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in radiology at Hartford Hospital.