Cardiac Surgery

The Department of Cardiac Surgery is a leading provider of the surgical treatment for diseases of the heart and great vessels.

iStock_37439816_LARGEThe Department is staffed by seven surgeons certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery who provide expertise in the full spectrum of adult cardiac surgery

Services

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting, including on- and off-pump procedures
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement, including minimally-invasive approaches and TAVR (Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement)
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement, including port-access surgery
  • Heart transplantation and ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation for end-stage heart failure
  • Open and endovascular repairs of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections
  • Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation, either in conjunction with other heart surgery or as a "stand alone" procedure using a minimally invasive approach
  • Repair of congenital heart defects in adults
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation
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Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute


Our Cardiac Surgery Locations:


Meet our Cardiac Surgeons:

Name Specialties Location
Ali, Ayyaz, MD, PhD Ali, Ayyaz, MD, PhD
4.8 /5
31 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Cheema, Mohiuddin, MD Cheema, Mohiuddin, MD
4.8 /5
118 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Fusco, Daniel Stephen, MD Fusco, Daniel Stephen, MD
4.9 /5
40 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Hagberg, Robert Carl, MD Hagberg, Robert Carl, MD
4.9 /5
85 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Hammond, Jonathan Acton, MD Hammond, Jonathan Acton, MD
4.9 /5
68 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Hashim, Sabet W., MD, FACS Hashim, Sabet W., MD, FACS
4.8 /5
79 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
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Humphrey, Chester Bowden, MD Humphrey, Chester Bowden, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Squitieri, Rafael Paolo, MD Squitieri, Rafael Paolo, MD
4.7 /5
35 surveys
203.576.5708
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Bridgeport
Underhill, David Joseph, MD Underhill, David Joseph, MD
4.9 /5
67 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Yaffee, David, MD Yaffee, David, MD
4.8 /5
66 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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  • Hartford