TAVR/Structural Heart

Structural heart disease, or cardiac defects that do not affect the heart’s blood vessels, often demand the combined services of the Heart & Vascular Institute’s interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.

Here are the highlights:

TAVR

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A replacement aortic valve placed within the original, via a catheter.

TMVR

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: A replacement mitral valve placed within the existing surgically replaced valve, via  a catheter.

MitraClip

For patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation who are not candidates for traditional surgery. This procedure does not require opening the chest or stopping the heart temporarily.

PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Closures

A hole in the heart everyone is born with but only 25 percent of the general population retains.

Left Atrial Appendage Closures

When blood collects, then clots, in the left atrial appendage of patients with atrial fibrillation.


Our TAVR/Structural Heart Locations:


Meet our Structural Heart Disease and TAVR Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Azemi, Talhat, MD
4.9 /5
41 surveys
860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
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
4.8 /5
118 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
DeVitto, Kristen, PA-C 860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Hagberg, Robert Carl, MD
4.9 /5
84 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Haider, Jawad, MD, FACC, RPVI 860.242.8756
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Jumper, Robert Duva, MD 203.445.7093
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Trumbull
Kiernan, Francis John, MD 860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
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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Lovoulos, Constantinos John, MD 203.576.5708
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Bridgeport
Morrison, Robert Francis, MD, FACC
4.8 /5
124 surveys
203.867.5300
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Guilford
  • Branford
  • Hamden
  • New Haven
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Piccirillo, Bryan James, MD 860.972.3570
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Norwich
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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
4.9 /5
44 surveys
860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
Sadiq, Immad, MD 860.972.5083
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Savaria, Mary Ann, APRN
4.9 /5
52 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
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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Squitieri, Rafael Paolo, MD 203.576.5708
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Bridgeport
Underhill, David Joseph, MD
4.9 /5
68 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Wachtarz, Amber, APRN, DNP 860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Yaffee, David, MD
4.9 /5
55 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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  • Hartford