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Heart, Valve, and Vascular Care

With the latest technology and the expertise of many renowned physicians specializing in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, electrophysiology, and interventional cardiology, the Western Connecticut Health Network provides outstanding care to our surrounding communities. Services include prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of heart and vascular disease. Danbury Hospital’s Cardiovascular Services program, the Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center, is committed to prevention and treatment of any and all problems related to your heart and vascular system. We’re proud of the unique blend of compassionate, collaborative medical care and advanced procedures we bring to treating heart and vascular disease.

At Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Center, we provide expert, collaborative, multidisciplinary care, inpatient and outpatient, for the full range of cardiovascular conditions, including those that affect the heart, heart valves and the vascular system.

We offer the full spectrum of advanced treatments and procedures for cardiovascular disease in the areas of:

  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Structural Heart

Common Heart & Vascular Conditions We Treat:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease

Our expert physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and support staff are serious about their role in supporting the heart health of everyone in our community. Whether for screening, diagnostic tests or treatment for a heart or valve condition, we provide compassionate care that is personalized to your needs.  

Diagnostics and tests we offer include:

  • Angiogram 
  • Coronary angiography
  • Diagnostic electrophysiology studies (EPS) 
  • Echocardiogram
  • Holter Monitor
  • Stress Tests

Among the advanced treatments and procedures we provide are:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery
  • Angioplasty                     
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Cardioversion                 
  • Catheter ablation
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) therapy
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Hybrid convergent procedure for atrial fibrillation (Afib)
  • Mitral valve repair/replacement
  • Open Heart Surgery      
  • Pacemaker and ICD placement
  • Stent placement
  • TAVR                           
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery, open

At Danbury Hospital, our cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation staff and programs are honored to have earned the following national recognitions and awards.

  • Chest Pain Center accreditation* from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
  • Mission Lifeline – EMS Award, American Heart Association (2014)
  • Re-Accreditation – Echocardiography, Intersocietal Accreditations Commission (IAC) (2014 – 2017)
  • Re-Accreditation – Nuclear Medicine, American College of Radiology (2015 – 2018)
  • Accreditation – Vascular Surgery Vein Center, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) (2015)