Heart Transplant Team

Leadership

Joseph Radojevic, MD Director, Center of Advanced Heart Failure and Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Joseph Radojevic, MD 
Dr. Ayyaz AliSurgical Director, Heart Transplant Program
Surgical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Ayyaz Ali, MD, PhD
James Dougherty, MDMedical Director, Heart Transplant Program
Andrew Feingold, MD
Jason A. Gluck, DODirector, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Director, Emergency Cardiac Care
Jason A. Gluck, DO

Heart Transplant Cardiologists:

Name Specialties Location
Arora, Sabeena, MD 860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Feingold, Andrew David, MD, FACC 860.522.0604
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Glastonbury
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Gluck, Jason Aaron, DO 860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Granquist, John Dickson, MD, FACC 860.522.0604
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Windsor
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Jaiswal, Abhishek, MD 860.972.1212
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bridgeport
  • Hartford
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Scatola, Andrew, MD 860.972.1212
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Heart Transplant Surgeons:

Name Specialties Location
Ali, Ayyaz, MD, PhD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Cheema, Mohiuddin, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford
Fusco, Daniel Stephen, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Hammond, Jonathan Acton, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Hartford
Underhill, David Joseph, MD 860.696.5520
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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  • Hartford

Heart Transplant Team Roles:

 

Cardiology Advanced Practice Provider

An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant will provide specialized medical management of pre and post-transplant patients.

Nurse Coordinator

Coordinators play a pivotal role in all phases of the transplant process. They manage referrals, evaluations, waitlisted patients, and coordinate management of post-transplant patients.

Social Worker

Transplant social workers work closely with patients and families to provide support and cope with the stress involved with transplantation. They can identify community resources for patients and their families to assist with their recovery.

Registered Dietitian

Transplant dietitians review your current nutritional status and provide recommendations to optimize your nutrition throughout your transplant experience.

Financial Coordinators

Transplant financial coordinators focus on insurance issues related to the transplant surgery and medical follow up. They can help with insurance requirements, coordination of benefits, & verify coverage pre & post-transplant.

Psychologist/Psychiatrist

Performs a thorough assessment of your mental health, your wellbeing, and your social support.

Pharmacist

Transplant pharmacists have expertise in patient education, monitoring of drug adverse interactions, and improving patient medication adherence. They will also coordinate medications upon discharge.

 

Also in This Section:

  • Liver Transplant Team

    The goal of the Hartford Hospital Liver Transplantation Team is to restore patients with advanced liver disease to their optimum level of health and to return them to a productive life.

  • Kidney Transplant Team

    The Kidney Transplant Program team is committed to providing supportive and respectful patient centered care and knows the most important member of the team is the patient.

  • Heart Transplant Team

    We have worked to build a heart transplant team consisting of committed and gifted physicians, nurses, researchers, counselors, and social workers whose special expertise guarantees that our patients receive the best treatment available.

Heart Transplant Program