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About Us 

Established in 1991, The Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut was the first comprehensive heart institute in Southern New England. It is a specialized concentration of high-quality medical care and advanced technology. Today, we have a national reputation for advanced cardiovascular care.

Our multidisciplinary, integrated cardiac surgery, cardiology, thoracic and vascular surgery program focuses on prevention, research, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. The institute offers comprehensive state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services, and is one of New England's highest volume centers for cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology and open heart procedures.

The Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut is a Saint Francis clinical center of excellence, offering specialists with world-class skills tailored to individual patient needs.