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.

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tuesday, May 07, 2024, 5:00PM - 6:30PM

On Site: Meal Planning for a Heart Healthy Diet

Learn how to prepare and plan meals for a heart healthy diet. This hands-on cooking experience is led by Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint [...]

Thursday, May 09, 2024, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Breastfeeding Education Class

This two-hour class is designed for any mother exploring the option of breastfeeding. Various topics are reviewed to promote a successful [...]

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Webinar: Hypertension and Stroke: The Silent Killers

In this FREE webinar, join of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute Lifestyle Medicine expert Brad Biskup, PA-C, to learn more [...]


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Heart & Vascular Institute Conditions and Treatments

Conditions

 

Treatments

 

 
 
 

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
4.9 /5
128 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Arora, Sabeena, MD Arora, Sabeena, MD
4.9 /5
92 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
  • Middletown
  • Norwich
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Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD
4.9 /5
251 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI Ayach, Mouhanad, MD, RPVI
4.9 /5
112 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
  • Winsted
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Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD Bhatt, Paras Satish, MD
4.9 /5
151 surveys
860.889.9180
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Branford
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Brennan, Paige James, MD Brennan, Paige James, MD
4.9 /5
239 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
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Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC Casey, David Madigan, MD, FACC
4.9 /5
341 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
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Chokshi, Moulin Y., MD Chokshi, Moulin Y., MD
4.9 /5
127 surveys
203.678.1050
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
  • New Britain
  • Wallingford
  • West Hartford
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Clancy, Jude Francis, MD, FHRS Clancy, Jude Francis, MD, FHRS
4.9 /5
123 surveys
203.678.1050
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Middletown
  • Old Lyme
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Decena, Katharine T., MD Decena, Katharine T., MD
4.8 /5
249 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
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  • Norwich
Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI
4.9 /5
298 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Old Lyme
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Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC Fucci, Michael, DO, FACC
4.8 /5
170 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
91 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Glotzer, Owen, MD Glotzer, Owen, MD
4.7 /5
104 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Mystic
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Godfrey, Mark Spencer, MD Godfrey, Mark Spencer, MD
4.8 /5
108 surveys
860.696.4306
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
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  • Hartford
Gowd, Pampana, MD 860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Willimantic
Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
106 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
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN Kalinchak, Jillian M., APRN
5.0 /5
185 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
Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC Li, Ting, MD, PhD, FACC
4.8 /5
203 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
  • Mystic
  • Plainfield
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Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI Niedelman, Adam Fredric, MD, FACC, RPVI
4.9 /5
378 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD
4.9 /5
291 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Old Lyme
  • Westerly
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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
Richards, Kyle A., MD, FACC, FASNC, RPVI Richards, Kyle A., MD, FACC, FASNC, RPVI 860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Norwich
Scatola, Andrew, MD Scatola, Andrew, MD
4.9 /5
49 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Winsted
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Shah, Parth S., MD, MPH, FACS Shah, Parth S., MD, MPH, FACS
5.0 /5
127 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
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Thompson, Craig Alan, MD Thompson, Craig Alan, MD 860.524.3081
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
Whang, Brian B., MD, FACS Whang, Brian B., MD, FACS
4.9 /5
69 surveys
475.210.5780
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Bridgeport
Worth, Jennifer, MD, MBA, FACS Worth, Jennifer, MD, MBA, FACS
4.9 /5
91 surveys
860.886.4330
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Norwich
  • Waterford
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