Dr. Sabet Hashim is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in New Haven, CT. Dr. Hashim specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Hashim typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.
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Dr. Hashim, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, is best known for his expertise in mitral valve repair. His areas of interest include aortic valve replacement, coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, mitra clip for mitral regurgitation, surgery for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, and others.
At present, he serves as Chairman of Cardiac Surgery & Co-Physician in Chief at Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. Prior to his current roles within Hartford Hospital, he served as the Director of Cardiac Valve Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital for over a decade. While there, he performed New England’s first mitral valve repair in 1984. That same year, he performed the first heart transplant in Connecticut.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the doctor is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Medical Association, the Yale Surgical Society, the New Haven Medical Association, and the Connecticut Medical Association. Additionally, he is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.
A 1975 graduate of Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, Dr. Hashim relocated to the United States to complete his residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s in 1979. This was followed by a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1981.
An international leader in cardiac surgery, he has developed one of the first mitral valve repair programs in the United States, pioneered techniques in minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery, and performed more than 2,000 mitral valve repairs and 10,000 open-heart procedures. He has also served as a primary investigator on several trials, including SurTAVI, COAPT, Commence, and APOLLO.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs.
With a significant background in biomedical research, Dr. Hashim has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. What’s more, he has received numerous professional honors and awards for his clinical expertise. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic and French.
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