Cardiology

Heart surgery patient Lucy Tine talks with a nurse at UConn Health.

Thanks(giving) for Open-Heart Surgery Just in Time for Holidays

Lucy Tine never thought she'd need heart surgery, until she began feeling strange while doing everyday activities

sonographer group portrait in front of ultrasound machine

Spotlight on Services: Medical Ultrasound

Sonographers at UConn Health describe their roles and how their work in diagnostic imaging fits in to the larger health care picture. October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.

American Heart Association Recognizes UConn John Dempsey Hospital with Gold-Level Honors

The American Heart Association (AHA) has once again recognized UConn John Dempsey Hospital for its excellence in heart attack and stroke care with gold-level honors. 

Dr. C.B. Sai Sudhakar portrait, white coat

UConn Health Introduces Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. C.B. Sai Sudhakar brings experience building cardiothoracic surgery programs to expand UConn Health’s academic and clinical offerings in the discipline.

UConn Health Researcher Establishing Research Mentorship Program for Underrepresented Students in STEM

Kimberly Dodge-Kafka is establishing a research program to mentor students from underrepresented communities. This work will help promote diversity in the biomedical sciences.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

Tableau of drugs- pills, coke, marijuana, and alcohol.

UConn Researcher Evaluating an Intervention to Keep Young Adults Engaged in Substance Use Treatment

UConn researcher Kristyn Zajac is studying the feasibility of an innovative intervention that uses peers supports to help keep young adults engaged in substance use treatment.

Veteran Saves Fellow Veteran from Deadly Heart Attack

A heartwarming Memorial Day story of an Army Veteran turned paramedic saving another Army Veteran's life from the most dangerous type of heart attack.

An illustration depicting the coronavirus microbe.

Avoid the ‘Double Jeopardy’ of COVID-19 if You Have a Preexisting Condition Like Heart Disease

Find out why Dr. Bruce T. Liang, director of UConn Health’s Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, is advising older adults and those with preexisting conditions like heart disease to take strict precautions against COVID-19 and get vaccinated once eligible.

Stopping Stroke Damage

An innovative treatment nearing human clinical trial at UConn Health could put an end to long-term stroke damage.