Heart & 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 & 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)

Hartford HealthCare

Heart & Vascular Institute Conditions and Treatments

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Our Heart & Vascular Specialists:

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Name Specialties Location
McAree, Patrick C., PA-C McAree, Patrick C., PA-C
4.7 /5
123 surveys
860.456.2898
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Willimantic
Bleich, Steven, MD Bleich, Steven, MD 860.522.0604
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Glastonbury
Padegimas, Allison Seinmetz, MD, FACC Padegimas, Allison Seinmetz, MD, FACC 203.265.9831
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Wallingford
  • Cheshire
  • West Hartford
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Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD Pousatis, Sheelagh, MD
4.9 /5
82 surveys
860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Carroll, Lenore Ann, APRN Carroll, Lenore Ann, APRN
4.8 /5
187 surveys
860.636.2010
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Middletown
  • Old Saybrook
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Altszuler, David Jay, MD Altszuler, David Jay, MD 203.265.9831
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Glastonbury
  • Wallingford
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Barbour, Mohamad Firas, MD Barbour, Mohamad Firas, MD
4.9 /5
177 surveys
860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Holub, Meredith Sullivan, DO Holub, Meredith Sullivan, DO
4.9 /5
192 surveys
860.524.4550
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Wethersfield
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Srinivasan, Aparna, MD Srinivasan, Aparna, MD 203.845.2160
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwalk
Panetta, Andrew David, PA-C Panetta, Andrew David, PA-C 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD Pawar, Sumeet Sanjeev, MD
4.9 /5
295 surveys
860.572.5400
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Mystic
  • Old Lyme
  • Westerly
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Dada, Marcin R., MD Dada, Marcin R., MD
4.8 /5
34 surveys
860.224.5694
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • New Britain
  • Prospect
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Nasir, Usama Bin, MD Nasir, Usama Bin, MD
4.8 /5
126 surveys
860.242.8756
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
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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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Prisco, Jessica L., APRN Prisco, Jessica L., APRN
4.7 /5
125 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
Diamond, Kristen Murrone, PA-C Diamond, Kristen Murrone, PA-C 203.678.1050
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Patel, Boskey, DO, FACC Patel, Boskey, DO, FACC 860.524.3070
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Hartford
Vlismas, Peter Paul, MD Vlismas, Peter Paul, MD 860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
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Jaffer, Osman Arif, MD, RPVI Jaffer, Osman Arif, MD, RPVI
4.7 /5
37 surveys
203.732.7455
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Derby
Cole, Jennifer L., APRN, FNP-C Cole, Jennifer L., APRN, FNP-C 860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Fairfield
  • Trumbull
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Peckham, Elizabeth Nicole, APRN Peckham, Elizabeth Nicole, APRN
4.9 /5
54 surveys
860.886.0023
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Norwich
  • Plainfield
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Martin-Beaulieu, John, APRN Martin-Beaulieu, John, APRN 860.972.1506
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • West Hartford
Jaiswal, Abhishek, MD Jaiswal, Abhishek, MD
5.0 /5
75 surveys
860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
  • Hamden
  • Hartford
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Shippee, Jessica L., APRN Shippee, Jessica L., APRN 860.972.1695
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Hartford
Beach, Yan, APRN Beach, Yan, APRN 860.276.5107
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Southington

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Other Backus Hospital Heart & 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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