A national leader in heart disease treatment, surgery and research.

As a patient or family member, there are many reasons to choose the Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute. Whether you enter our system through one of our board-certified cardiologists in an outpatient setting, in an emergency by way of LIFE STAR helicopter, or at one of our five hospitals, including a tertiary care level teaching hospital, we provide the coordinated, evidence-based care that you need to get back on your feet again.

Service Locations

A leader in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.

Conditions & Treatments

It's not always easy to tell if you're having problems with blood vessels in your heart and your body. You can't feel plaque building up in your arteries. That's a scary thought for anyone concerned about high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

Departments & Services

A breakdown of some of the services at The Heart & Vascular Institute.

Programs & Classes

Take a class, attend an upcoming event or join a support group. Browse our calendar to view our ongoing classes and events.

Resources & Tools

These resources will help you maintain a healthy heart.

Acute Care Locations:


Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital includes a not-for-profit, 213-bed hospital in Norwich and numerous off-site locations, including several health centers and the Backus Outpatient Care Center.


Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is an 867-bed Level 1 Trauma Center & regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. It is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet, acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington.


MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center is a 156-bed acute care hospital located in Meriden, Connecticut, with satellite offices in Cheshire, Wallingford and Southington.


Windham Hospital

Welcome to Windham Hospital, a 130-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital providing state-of-the-art comprehensive medical services, personalized attention and care.