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.

Recorded Webinars

The following links will let you view previously-recorded community education webinars:

Webinar Webinar Link

Medications for heart failure

Xingchen Mai, MD, FACC
Feb. 24, 2022

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Upcoming Live Webinars

 
 
 

The William W. Backus Hospital received Stroke Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades.
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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
Aitcheson, Elizabeth, MD, MPH, RPVI Aitcheson, Elizabeth, MD, MPH, RPVI 860.522.4158
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Arora, Sabeena, MD Arora, Sabeena, MD
4.9 /5
63 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD
4.9 /5
229 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
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Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI 860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Plainville
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Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD
4.9 /5
151 surveys
860.889.9180
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Hartford
  • Mystic
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Brennan, Paige James, MD Brennan, Paige James, MD
4.9 /5
243 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC
4.9 /5
172 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Plainfield
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Clancy, Jude Francis, MD Clancy, Jude Francis, MD 203.678.1050
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Cheshire
Decena, Katharine T., MD Decena, Katharine T., MD
4.8 /5
231 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI
4.9 /5
312 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Old Lyme
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Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC
4.8 /5
120 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
114 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Gowd, B.M. Pampana, MD 860.423.5000
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Willimantic
Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI
4.8 /5
114 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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Joshi, Saurabh, MD, FACC, FSCAI Joshi, Saurabh, MD, FACC, FSCAI 860.524.3081
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN
4.9 /5
191 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Norwich
Kegel, Jeffrey Glen, MD, FACC, FACP Kegel, Jeffrey Glen, MD, FACC, FACP
4.7 /5
204 surveys
860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Willimantic
Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC
4.8 /5
217 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
  • Plainfield
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Mirecki, Francis Joseph, MD, FACC Mirecki, Francis Joseph, MD, FACC
4.9 /5
199 surveys
860.434.4975
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Old Lyme
  • Norwich
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Moskowitz, Craig Barry, MD, FACC, FHRS Moskowitz, Craig Barry, MD, FACC, FHRS
4.8 /5
131 surveys
860.972.1506
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Wallingford
  • Waterbury
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Nadig, Vidya, MD Nadig, Vidya, MD
4.9 /5
91 surveys
860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Willimantic
Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI
4.9 /5
362 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Mystic
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Parikh, Raj, MD, MPH Parikh, Raj, MD, MPH 860.524.4550
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD
4.8 /5
184 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Old Lyme
  • Westerly
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Sablani, Naveen, MD Sablani, Naveen, MD
4.8 /5
203 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
Scatola, Andrew, MD Scatola, Andrew, MD
4.9 /5
35 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Seltzer, Jeffrey Paul, MD, FACC Seltzer, Jeffrey Paul, MD, FACC
4.8 /5
162 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Shah, Parth S., MD, FACS Shah, Parth S., MD, FACS
4.9 /5
172 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • Farmington
  • Southington
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Thompson, Craig Alan, MD Thompson, Craig Alan, MD 860.524.3081
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
Worth, Jennifer, MD, MBA, FACS Worth, Jennifer, MD, MBA, FACS
4.9 /5
97 surveys
860.425.5305
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Norwich