Heart and Vascular Institute at Backus Hospital

The beat goes on: Top notch cardiac care close to home.

20171020-Backus-Hospital-05-1175x600.jpgAs part of Hartford HealthCare, Backus Hospital is able to bring the outstanding care of the Heart & Vascular Institute – a national leader in heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research – to our patients in eastern Connecticut.

We know that comfort and convenience is important, and we’ve combined skilled clinicians and state-of-the-art technology to offer comprehensive cardiovascular care that includes:

  • Electrocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram (transthoracic and transesophageal)
  • Holter and 30-day test monitoring
  • Stress testing (ETT, stress nuclear, stress echo pharmacologic)
  • Vascular testing arterial, vascular testing for PVD, venous testing and CT angiography
  • Pacemaker insertion and follow-up care
  • Full outpatient device clinic
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Heart failure resource center

In addition, patients needing advanced care such as bypass and transplant can be transferred seamlessly to Hartford Hospital, often in less than an hour with LIFE STAR, which is stationed at Backus.


Heart and Vascular Services Provided at Backus Hospital

  • Automated Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Electrical Cardioversion
  • E-4 cardiology inpatient unit
  • Left Heart Catheterization
  • Pacemaker
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Radial Cardiac Catheterization
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

Our Heart and Vascular Specialists:

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Name Specialties Location
Atef, Amr Mohamed, MD
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Southbury
  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
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Deglin, Stuart Marc, MD
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Southbury
  • Norwich
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Fiengo, Mark Nicholas, DO, FACC, FSCAI
860.423.9764
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
  • Old Lyme
  • Southbury
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Foley, John Arthur, MD, FACP, FACC
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Southbury
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Mirecki, Francis Joseph, MD, FACC
860.434.4975
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Old Lyme
  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
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Vellanki, Anu, MD
860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Norwich
  • Willimantic
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Other Backus Hospital Heart and Vascular Locations:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology
164 Otrobando Ave.
Norwich, CT 06360
Phone:  860.886.0023
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Henry Low Heart Center at Hartford Hospital
85 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 866.668.5070
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Heart and Vascular Care at Backus Hospital