Heart and Vascular Care at Danbury Hospital

Your heart is in good hands at Danbury Hospital. Here at our Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center, you’ll find the latest technology and the expertise of many renowned physicians specializing in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, electrophysiology, and interventional cardiology.

As a member of the Western Connecticut Health Network, we provide outstanding cardiovascular care to our surrounding communities. Services include prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of heart and vascular disease.

You can count on us to provide a unique blend of compassionate, collaborative medical care and today’s most advanced procedures for treating heart and vascular disease.

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At Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Center, you have access to expert, multidisciplinary care for the full range of cardiovascular conditions, including those that affect the heart, heart valves and the vascular system.

Common Heart & Vascular Conditions We Treat:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (the most common type of irregular heartbeat)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease

Click here for a full list of conditions we treat.

At Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center, you have an entire team of expert physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and support staff who are serious about supporting your heart health. From screening to diagnostic tests and treatment for a heart or vascular condition, we provide compassionate care that’s personalized to your needs.

Your doctor will advise you on the screening and diagnostic tests you may need, all of which are available here at Danbury Hospital. Equipped with advanced technology and staffed by compassionate, highly trained medical professionals, we offer comprehensive screening and testing in these areas:

General Cardiology: Sometimes called non-invasive cardiology, this is the medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of all types of heart disease.

  • Echocardiogram
  • Holter monitor
  • Stress test

Cardiac Surgery: Cardiac surgeons have completed specialty training in cardiology and surgery, with additional training focused on surgical treatment of heart disease.

  • Stress Test

Vascular Surgery: Vascular surgeons have completed specialty training in vascular (care of the veins and arteries) medicine and surgery.

  • Angiogram

Interventional Cardiology: A medical sub-specialty of cardiology, interventional cardiology focuses on using catheters to diagnose and treat heart disease. 

  • Coronary angiography

Electrophysiology (EP): A medical sub-specialty of cardiology, electrophysiology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting and affected by the heart’s electrical system.  

  • Diagnostic electrophysiology studies (EPS) 

You can count on Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center for expert, advanced care for the heart and vascular system.

Equipped with the latest technology, our skilled physicians and other specially trained medical professionals offer the full spectrum of sophisticated treatments and procedures for cardiovascular disease.  Among the conditions we treat:

General Cardiology: The diagnosis and treatment of all forms of heart disease.  

  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)

Cardiac Surgery: Advanced surgical treatment for structural and congenital heart disease.  

  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Mitral valve repair/replacement
  • Hybrid convergent procedure for atrial fibrillation (Afib)
  • Open-heart surgery
  • TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement)
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery
Vascular Surgery: Surgical treatment for conditions affecting the vascular (circulatory) system.  
  • Angioplasty
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) therapy
Interventional Cardiology: Catheter-based treatment of structural and congenital heart disease.
  • Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement)
Electrophysiology: Diagnosis and treatment of problems related to the heart’s electrical system (EP).
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Hybrid convergent procedure for atrial fibrillation (Afib)
  • Pacemaker and ICD placement
Structural Heart
  • TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement)

At Danbury Hospital, our cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation staff and programs have earned the following national recognitions and awards—testament to the quality of care you’ll receive here.

Get With the Guidelines® - Heart Failure Silver Plus Award, 2018 
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Accredited Chest Pain Center, 2015 
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)

Re-Accreditation Echocardiography, 2014 – 2017
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Mission Lifeline – STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus Award, 2018
American Heart Association

Mission Lifeline-EMS Award, 2014 
American Heart Association

Mission Lifeline – EMS Gold Award, 2015 - 2018
American Heart Association

Recertification-Primary Stroke Center, 2014 – 2017
Joint Commission

Vein Center Accreditation for the Vascular Surgical Service, 2015
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)