Heart and Vascular Specialties

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) occurs when a weakened area of the abdominal aorta (the largest artery in the abdomen) expands or bulges.


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Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis, also known as aortic valve stenosis, is the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve.


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Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders)

Arrhythmias occur when the electrical impulses in your heart aren’t working properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly.


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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common types of heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), affecting more than 2 million people nationwide.


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Cardiac Catheterization

When it comes to your heart, you want to know that you are receiving the best care possible.


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Cardiac Imaging & Stress Testing

Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing in Burlington, VTFletcher Allen offers state-of-the-art equipment, knowledgeable cardiologists and radiologists, and highly-qualified staff to diagnose various heart conditions using cardiac imaging and stress testing.


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Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you have a heart condition, underwent a heart procedure, or had a heart attack, chances are your doctor will recommend cardiac rehabilitation.


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Cardiology

Welcome to University of Vermont Medical Group Cardiology at Fletcher Allen, a cardiac physician group dedicated to excellence in clinical care, research, and academic training for over 50 years.


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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a condition that weakens and enlarges your heart muscle, making it harder for your heart to pump blood and deliver it to the rest of your body.


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Carotid Artery Disease/Stroke Prevention

Carotid artery disease, also known as carotid occlusive disease or carotid stenosis, occurs when the major arteries in the neck become narrowed or blocked due to fatty build-up or plaques.


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Chest Pain

Chest pain can be many different types; some describe it as sharp, dull, crushing or even burning.


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Congenital Heart Disease

With the advent of sophisticated diagnostic imaging, advanced medical therapy, catheter-based interventional procedures, and innovative surgery, more than 90 percent of infants born with congenital heart disease now survive well into adulthood.


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Genetic Heart Disease

Genetic disorders can affect the heart or circulatory system.


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Heart Attack

Fletcher Allen is a leader in cardiac care. If you or a loved one is having a heart attack, every second counts, and you want to be sure you are in the care of skilled hands. Fletcher Allen outcomes rank among the top hospitals in the country.


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Heart Failure & Cardiomyopathy

Fletcher Allen's internationally known heart failure experts bring new and innovative therapies to patients and families every day.


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Heart Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fletcher Allen is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of diseases involving the heart and chest.

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Heart Valve Disease

Heart Valve Disease (Valvular heart disease) is a disorder that occurs when your heart valves don’t work properly.


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Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease refers to conditions in which the heart muscle is damaged or works inefficiently because of inadequate blood flow to the heart.


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Peripheral Vascular Disease/Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

Lower extremity peripheral vascular disease, also known as peripheral vascular disease (PVD), results from blockages in the arteries that restrict blood flow to your limbs.


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Preventive Cardiology

The Preventive Cardiology Program includes procedures and treatments related to the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.


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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lung.


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STEMI Program

Regional Partnership Works to Save LivesFletcher Allen has developed a regional network to provide advanced care for patients who have suffered a severe heart attack known as an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).


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TAVR Heart Treatment

TAVR - A New Minimally Invasive Heart Treatment at Fletcher AllenFletcher Allen offers a new FDA approved, heart surgery treatment called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement system (TAVR).


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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

A thoracic aortic aneurysm happens when a weak area in the upper part of the aorta expands or bulges.


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Varicose Veins/Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted blue or purple veins.


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Vascular Biology

Atherosclerosis, the process that culminates in a heart attack, is the focus of this discipline.


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Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery at Fletcher Allen is a surgical specialty dedicated to the treatment of patients with diseases affecting the arteries and veins of the circulatory system.


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Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease – also called cardiovascular disease – refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain or stroke.


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