Cardiac Surgery at Danbury HospitalDanbury Hospital is the only medical center in the region to offer on-site, state-of-the-art cardiac surgery, including open-heart surgery.

Cardiac surgeons at the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center work with other specialties to provide a full continuum of cardiac services and have been nationally recognized for their commitment to care and quality.

Cardiac Surgery Services

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists perform a wide range of cardiac surgery services, including:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Procedures
  • Arrhythmia Surgery/MAZE procedures
  • Aneurysm/Dissection Repairs
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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If you have questions about the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center, ask your doctor about Danbury Hospital. If you need a doctor referral call us at 1-800-511-7821, or search our Find a Doctor online tool to find a doctor near you.

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cary S. Passik, M.D.

Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cary Passik, M.D.

Dr. Passik is the Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center at Danbury Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of Vermont School of Medicine.

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Dr. Passik is the Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center at Danbury Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of Vermont School of Medicine.

Procedures and Specialties

Open Heart Surgery Procedures:

  • Coronary artery bypass, leaking or stenotic heart valve repair and replacement
  • Heart failure and atrial fibrillation

Aortic and LV Aneurysm Repair:

  • Repair of aortic dissection
  • Use of multiple arterial bypass grafts
  • Ablation surgery for atrial fibrillation
  • Minimizing transfusion use after heart surgery

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Watch this video for the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center at Danbury Hospital “I was pretty amazed at the way they handled everything. The nursing staff was great – they were friendly, kind, had a good sense of humor which I like. They made me feel real comfortable. I felt like I knew these nurses. Nurses are good in general, but they were exceptional here."

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