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.

 
 

Adult Congenital Heart Service

Connecticut Children’s cardiologists are experts at treating patients with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). We specialize in the complex anatomy and heart function of ACHD. Through our Pediatric Care Alliance with Hartford HealthCare, we collaborate with Hartford Hospital to offer comprehensive diagnostics, lifestyle counseling, medical management and interventional and surgical treatment for the full spectrum of conditions related to ACHD. 

 

Referrals 

If you're a referring provider, please review our referral guideline for information on when to refer, how to refer, and what to expect. 

 

Schedule an Appointment

Call 860.545.9400

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Heart & Vascular Institute Conditions and Treatments

Conditions

 

Treatments

 

         

         

         

Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has received the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation for a demonstrated record of superior clinical outcomes resulting from evidence-based, guideline-directed degenerative mitral valve repair. Hartford Hospital is one of 21 hospitals nationally to be recognized with this award.

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The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital is one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Intervention and Cardiac Care according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

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Comprehensive Cardiac Care Center

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC) Certification, becoming the first cardiac program in New England and one of 16 nationally to be awarded this prestigious designation.

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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:

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Name Specialties Location
Bleich, Steven, MD Bleich, Steven, MD 860.522.0604
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Glastonbury
Padegimas, Allison Seinmetz, MD, FACC Padegimas, Allison Seinmetz, MD, FACC 203.265.9831
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Wallingford
  • Cheshire
  • West Hartford
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Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD
4.9 /5
82 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Altszuler, David Jay, MD Altszuler, David Jay, MD 203.265.9831
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Glastonbury
  • Wallingford
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Barbour, Mohamad Firas, MD Barbour, Mohamad Firas, MD
4.9 /5
177 surveys
860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Holub, Meredith Sullivan, DO Holub, Meredith Sullivan, DO
4.9 /5
192 surveys
860.524.4550
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Wethersfield
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Srinivasan, Aparna, MD Srinivasan, Aparna, MD 203.845.2160
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwalk
Nasir, Usama Bin, MD Nasir, Usama Bin, MD
4.8 /5
126 surveys
860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
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Patel, Boskey, DO, FACC Patel, Boskey, DO, FACC 860.524.3070
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Hartford
Vlismas, Peter Paul, MD Vlismas, Peter Paul, MD 860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
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Jaiswal, Abhishek, MD Jaiswal, Abhishek, MD
5.0 /5
75 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
  • Hamden
  • Hartford
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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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Kunkes, Jordan H., MD Kunkes, Jordan H., MD
4.9 /5
321 surveys
860.522.5712
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
Powner, Jordan, DO Powner, Jordan, DO
4.7 /5
105 surveys
860.524.4550
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
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  • Enfield
  • Glastonbury
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
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Ali, Ayyaz, MD, PhD Ali, Ayyaz, MD, PhD
4.8 /5
61 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Welch, Karisa, PA-C Welch, Karisa, PA-C 860.489.1132
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Torrington
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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Bell, Jennifer, MD Bell, Jennifer, MD
5.0 /5
33 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
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Phelan, Christopher, MD, FACC Phelan, Christopher, MD, FACC
4.9 /5
234 surveys
860.522.5712
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
Glotzer, Owen, MD Glotzer, Owen, MD
4.7 /5
105 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Mystic
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Agarwalla, Sneha Arjun, MD Agarwalla, Sneha Arjun, MD
4.8 /5
137 surveys
860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Schreyer, Evan, MD Schreyer, Evan, MD 860.972.1793
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
Ahmed, Zain, MD, MPH, MS Ahmed, Zain, MD, MPH, MS 860.522.0604
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Glastonbury
  • Wallingford
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Osga, Allison, APRN, FNP-BC Osga, Allison, APRN, FNP-BC 860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
Vorrie, Jordan, DO Vorrie, Jordan, DO 860.545.5000
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Hartford

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USNews-HH-Regional_Custom_RecognizedCare_2021-22Hartford Hospital has once again been rated as the No. 1 hospital in the Hartford Metro Area and among the best hospitals in Connecticut for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

In addition, Hartford Hospital was rated as high performing in the following procedures and conditions: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replaceent, Lung Cancer Surgery, Orthopedics, Stroke, TAVR, Urology.

* earning this prestigious distinction for the 11th consecutive year.

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