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Hashim, Sabet W., MD, FACS

Title
Chairman of Cardiac Surgery Co-Physician in Chief, Heart & Vascular Institute

Gender

Male


Language

English, Arabic, French

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).


Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiac Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Aortic Valve Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, MAZE and Mini MAZE for Atrial Fibrillation, Mini Invasive Aortic and Mitral Surgery, Mitra Clip for Mitral Regurgitation, Mitral Valve Repair, Repair of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Surgery for Hypertrophic Obstruction Cardiomyopathy (HOCM), Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR)

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • St Vincents Medical Center
  • Integrated Care Partners

Education

Internship
St. Luke's Hospital

Medical School
St. Joseph's Jesuit University School of Medicine, Beirut

Residency
St. Luke's Hospital ‐ General Surgery
Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery

Undergraduate
LycĂ©e Francais of Beirut ‐ Mathematics


Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Yale Surgical Society, Member
  • New Haven Medical Association, Member
  • Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Founding Faculty
  • Connecticut Medical Association, Member

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews


Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Pleasant staff & doctor

Bio

Dr. Sabet Hashim, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, is best known for his expertise in mitral valve repair. Before becoming chairman of cardiac surgery and co-physician-in-chief of the Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute in 2016, Dr. Hashim was director of cardiac valve surgery for a decade at Yale New Haven Hospital. While there, he performed New England's first mitral valve repair in 1984. That same year, Dr. Hashim performed the first heart transplant in Connecticut.

Dr. Hashim developed one of the first Mitral Valve Repair Programs in the United States. He has pioneered techniques in Minimally Invasive Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery. Dr. Hashim has consistently maintained the largest mitral valve practice in Connecticut and has performed more than 2,000 mitral valve repairs and 10,000 open-heart procedures. He has served as a primary investigator on several trials, including SurTAVI, COAPT and Commence.

Dr. Hashim has received numerous professional honors and awards, has a significant background in biomedical research and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

Simplifying the Repair of Barlow's Disease-A solution to excess leaflet tissue without resection

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Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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