Peripheral Vascular Disease

Heart & Vascular Institute cath-lab interventionalists treat diseases of the blood vessels, which include arteries and veins beyond the heart and brain, with a catheter inserted into the skin (percutaneous).

Peripheral Vascular Disease is often more accurately described as peripheral artery disease because of the frequency of blockages in arteries that supply blood to internal organs, arms and legs. Atherosclerosis, hardening and narrowing of the arteries, can cause a partial or full blockage.
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The Heart & Vascular Difference: Our specialists, considered authorities on the treatment of difficult peripheral vascular disease cases, host a quarterly Endovascular Conference where they share their expertise with cardiovascular interventionists from other regional hospitals. 

Some of the Procedures We Perform

Bypass Grafting

Angioplasty and Stent Placement

Atherectomy


Our Peripheral Vascular Disease Locations:


Meet our Peripheral Vascular Disease Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Alter, Eric Louis, MD, FACC, RPVI Alter, Eric Louis, MD, FACC, RPVI 203.254.2452
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Fairfield
  • Fairfield
  • Milford
  • Stratford
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Azemi, Talhat, MD, FACC Azemi, Talhat, MD, FACC
4.8 /5
62 surveys
860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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Bozeman, Patricia K., APRN, CVN Bozeman, Patricia K., APRN, CVN 860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Plainville
  • Southington
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Carreras, Edward Thomas, MD, FACC, FSCAI Carreras, Edward Thomas, MD, FACC, FSCAI 203.380.3910
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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  • Stratford
  • Bridgeport
  • Milford
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Cheema, Mohiuddin, MD Cheema, Mohiuddin, MD
4.9 /5
187 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Divinagracia, Thomas V., MD Divinagracia, Thomas V., MD
4.9 /5
100 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Plainville
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Farrell, Hannah Stanton, PA-C Farrell, Hannah Stanton, PA-C 860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
  • Norwich
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Gallagher, James, MD Gallagher, James, MD
5.0 /5
156 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Meriden
  • Hartford
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Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI Gifford, Edward D., MD, FSVS, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
108 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Mystic
  • Norwich
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Hanretta, Kelly Colleen, DO Hanretta, Kelly Colleen, DO 860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Mystic
  • Westerly
  • Willimantic
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Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI Jain, Akhilesh Kumar, MD, FACS, RPVI
4.8 /5
115 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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Katsetos, Manny Christos, MD Katsetos, Manny Christos, MD 860.229.6811
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • New Britain
Kramer, Daniel G., MD, FACC Kramer, Daniel G., MD, FACC
4.9 /5
117 surveys
860.522.5712
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Farmington
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Lorenz, David Patrick, MD, FACC Lorenz, David Patrick, MD, FACC 203.845.2160
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Norwalk
  • Bridgeport
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Portnay, Edward Lowell, MD, FACC, FSCAI Portnay, Edward Lowell, MD, FACC, FSCAI 203.353.1133
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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  • Stamford
  • Fairfield
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Rizvi, Asad Ali, MD, FACC Rizvi, Asad Ali, MD, FACC
5.0 /5
45 surveys
860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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Selter, Jared Gideon, MD, FACC Selter, Jared Gideon, MD, FACC 203.445.7093
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Trumbull
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
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Shah, Parth S., MD, FACS Shah, Parth S., MD, FACS
4.9 /5
165 surveys
860.223.0800
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Plainville
  • New Britain
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Thande, Njeri, MD Thande, Njeri, MD 203.678.1050
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Middletown
  • Middletown
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Underhill, David Joseph, MD Underhill, David Joseph, MD
4.9 /5
39 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Windels, Mary Hyde, MD, FACS, RPVI Windels, Mary Hyde, MD, FACS, RPVI
4.9 /5
256 surveys
860.522.4158
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Meriden
  • Norwich
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