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Ferraro-Borgida, Melissa Joy, MD, FACC

Title
Medical Director, Cardiology PC of HHC/HVI, Director of Cardio-Obstetrics for HHC HVI

Gender

Female


Language

English

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).


Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardio-Obstetrics
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Areas of Expertise
Aortic Disease, Arrhythmia, Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Cardiomyopathy, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Coronary Artery Disease, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Medicine, Valvular Heart Disease, Women's Heart Health

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners

Education

Fellowship
University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital ‐ Cardiology

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Residency
University of Connecticut

Undergraduate
Yale University

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Ferraro-Borgida is thorough and well informed regarding past medical history. She explains and discusses options in a relaxed and collegial manner.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr.Lovesky personal and professional Very kind

5 out of 5 stars

MD was great and apologized for delay in appointment, returning telephone calls, and not ordering labs at quest when I attempted to have bloodwork for the appointment several days prior.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Ferraro is beyond the best. She gave me just the right amount of time necessary, reviewed my meds, concentrated on the necessity of each, eliminated 1, did a thorough exam and finalized with a review to make sure I understood. I can't say enough good things about her.

5 out of 5 stars

Question were thorough, and comforting. Positive discussion

4 out of 5 stars

There aren't many good routine cardiology care ioptons.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Ferraro was very informative, explained everything so I would understand it and had a plan. This was my first visit. I really like her. I am glad she was recommended to me!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Melissa Ferraro-Borgida is always attentive to my concerns and she is very concerned for me as her patient. She takes the steps to make sure you understand and goes into detail on results and next steps to be taken.

5 out of 5 stars

Took the time to go over treatment options, weighing pros and cons based on my specific needs

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Ferraro-Brogida is the best!!

5 out of 5 stars

I was very impressed with Dr. Ferraro-Borgida. She was patient, listened to my concerns and offered choices for testing.

5 out of 5 stars

Very helpful and her explanations was very informative.

5 out of 5 stars

I have complete confidence in Dr. Ferrero-Borgida. She is attentive, explained everything about my condition and treatment. I felt heard, never felt rushed and feel that I am in the best care.

5 out of 5 stars

We were very pleased with out experience.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor was great...took her time to explain and answer questions.

5 out of 5 stars

My MD and PA very outstanding.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Ferraro is very professional and exceptional..

5 out of 5 stars

Have been coming to the Dr for 20 years. She has always been very helpful and supportive to me

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Ferraro continues to be an excellent doctor to work with. Very informative and caring.


Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

It was very nice to finally find a doctor who seems invested in your care. She is thorough, supportive, and listens. Being in the medical field myself, this reignited my optimism that personal care still exists. Her staff is friendly, professional and follow through with any needs.

5 out of 5 stars

Appointment was on time and very professional.

5 out of 5 stars

Always on time for the appointment very thorough very knowledgeable. I am very satisfied.

5 out of 5 stars

Professional and explains everything clearly in non medical terms that are easy to understand and follow.

5 out of 5 stars

Very knowledgeable, great listener. I feel like we are a team working toward my health goals.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Ferraro-Borgida is the Best . She cares about her patients .

5 out of 5 stars

Caring on time attentive team. Dr Ferraro-Borgida has been my Dr for over 6 years now and always takes time to check and exam my health status.

5 out of 5 stars

Great experience. Shared decision making about meds.

Bio

Dr. Ferraro-Borgida has been practicing non-invasive cardiology with Cardiology, PC of Hartford since 1999. She has a special interest in cardiac problems in pregnancy. In addition to her role as Medical Director of Cardiology PC, Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, she is the Director of Cardio-Obstetrics for Hartford HealthCare’s Heart and Vascular Institute and a member of the Women’s Heart & Wellness Program.

Dr. Ferraro-Borgida's additional accreditation's:

Diplomate American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate National Board of Echocardiography, Diplomate American Board of Nuclear Cardiology

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Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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