A national leader in heart disease treatment, surgery and research.

As a patient or family member, there are many reasons to choose the Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute. Whether you enter our system through one of our board-certified cardiologists in an outpatient setting, in an emergency by way of LIFE STAR helicopter, or at one of our seven hospitals, including a tertiary care level teaching hospital, we provide the coordinated, evidence-based care that you need to get back on your feet again.

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Join us for the 10th Annual Pinot and Prevention event. Special cardiology guests Heather Swales, MD and Stephanie Saucier, MD to discuss [...]

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Heart & Vascular Institute Conditions and Treatments

Conditions

 

Treatments

 

 
 
 

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Service Locations

A leader in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.

Conditions

It's not always easy to tell if you're having problems with blood vessels in your heart and your body. You can't feel plaque building up in your arteries. That's a scary thought for anyone concerned about high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

Departments & Services

A breakdown of some of the services at The Heart & Vascular Institute.

Programs & Classes

Take a class, attend an upcoming event or join a support group. Browse our calendar to view our ongoing classes and events.

News

See the latest news from the Heart and Vascular Institute.


Meet our Heart & Vascular Institute Team:

Name Specialties Location
Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD
4.9 /5
295 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Old Lyme
  • Westerly
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Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
84 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Aitcheson, Elizabeth, MD, MPH, RPVI Aitcheson, Elizabeth, MD, MPH, RPVI
4.9 /5
112 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Glotzer, Owen, MD Glotzer, Owen, MD
4.7 /5
105 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Mystic
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Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC
4.8 /5
198 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
  • Plainfield
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Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC
4.9 /5
348 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
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Gowd, Pampana, MD Gowd, Pampana, MD 860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Willimantic
Arora, Sabeena, MD Arora, Sabeena, MD
4.9 /5
79 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
  • Middletown
  • Norwich
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Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI
4.9 /5
390 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC
4.8 /5
183 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Clancy, Jude Francis, MD, FHRS Clancy, Jude Francis, MD, FHRS
5.0 /5
118 surveys
203.678.1050
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Middletown
  • Old Lyme
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Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
108 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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Radojevic, Joseph Anthony, MD Radojevic, Joseph Anthony, MD 860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
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  • Hartford
Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN
4.9 /5
199 surveys
860.889.9180
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Norwich
  • Branford
  • Cheshire
  • Wallingford
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Kegel, Jeffrey Glen, MD, FACC, FACP Kegel, Jeffrey Glen, MD, FACC, FACP
4.8 /5
205 surveys
860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Willimantic
Shah, Parth S., MD, MPH, FACS Shah, Parth S., MD, MPH, FACS
5.0 /5
120 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
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Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD
4.9 /5
257 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
Thompson, Craig Alan, MD Thompson, Craig Alan, MD 860.524.3070
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
Richards, Kyle A., MD, FACC, FASNC, RPVI Richards, Kyle A., MD, FACC, FASNC, RPVI
4.7 /5
31 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
Brennan, Paige James, MD Brennan, Paige James, MD
4.9 /5
253 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
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Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD
4.9 /5
149 surveys
860.889.9180
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Branford
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Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI
4.9 /5
289 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Old Lyme
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Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI
4.9 /5
118 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
  • Winsted
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Joshi, Saurabh, MD, FACC, FSCAI Joshi, Saurabh, MD, FACC, FSCAI 860.524.3070
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
Godfrey, Mark Spencer, MD Godfrey, Mark Spencer, MD
4.8 /5
113 surveys
860.696.4306
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
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  • Hartford
Chokshi, Moulin Y., MD Chokshi, Moulin Y., MD
4.8 /5
131 surveys
203.678.1050
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
  • New Britain
  • Wallingford
  • West Hartford
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Decena, Katharine T., MD Decena, Katharine T., MD
4.8 /5
260 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
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  • Norwich
Scatola, Andrew, MD Scatola, Andrew, MD
5.0 /5
44 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Winsted
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Saltzberg, Stephanie Sharyn, MD Saltzberg, Stephanie Sharyn, MD 860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
De Alcantara Lima, Neiberg, MD De Alcantara Lima, Neiberg, MD 860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Willimantic