Allergy and Asthma Care of Fairfield County
Food Allergy Center of Connecticut
Dr. Kenneth Backman • Dr. Irena Veksler
Our practice is affiliated with both hospitals in the Bridgeport region. This includes Bridgeport Hospital and St. Vincent's Medical Center.
Bridgeport Hospital is the most comprehensive hospital in Fairfield County with 425 licensed beds, 2,600 employees, 550 active physicians representing 70 subspecialties, 220 medical/surgical residents and fellows in programs affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine. It is a member of the Yale New Haven Health System with Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Greenwich Hospital, and managed care network participant Westerly (R.I.) Hospital.
St. Vincent's Medical Center is a 397 bed acute care hospital and a referral center for open-heart surgery,total joint replacement and cancer serving Southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County, NY. St. Vincent's has been recognized as one of the top 100 heart hospitals in the U.S. St. Vincent's has an active medical staff of 450 physicians representing more than 50 specialty and subspecialty medical and surgical disciplines.