Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Heart and Vascular Specialties
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) occurs when a weakened area of the abdominal aorta (the largest artery in the abdomen) expands or bulges.
Arrhythmias occur when the electrical impulses in your heart aren’t working properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly.
At Fletcher Allen, our leading heart specialists provide comprehensive cardiac treatments for patients with heart and vascular disease, and our interventional cardiology program rivals or surpasses those found at top-rated medical centers in the country.
Fletcher 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.
What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?Cardiac rehabilitation is a program of exercise, behavior change and education designed to improve the physical and emotional condition of individuals with a heart problem.
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.
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.
Chest pain can be many different types; some describe it as sharp, dull, crushing or even burning.
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.
Genetic Heart Disease: What You Need to KnowGenetic disorders can effect the heart or circulatory system.
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.
Fletcher Allen's internationally known heart failure experts bring new and innovative therapies to patients and families every day.
Ischemic heart disease refers to conditions in which heart muscle is damaged or works inefficiently because of an inadequate flow of blood to the heart.
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.
The Preventive Cardiology Program includes procedures and treatments related to the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.
Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lung.
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).
Valvular heart disease continues to be common in the United States.
Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted blue or purple veins.
Atherosclerosis, the process that culminates in myocardial infarction, is the focus of this discipline.
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.