Dr. Robert Attaran, MD

Interventional CardiologyMaleAge 49

Dr. Robert Attaran, MD is a Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Branford, CT and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Attaran has more experience with Interventional Cardiac Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Sheffield medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Backus Hospital and Greenwich Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Attaran to book an appointment.

Dr. Attaran

Yale Heart And Vascular Center

84 N Main St Branford, CT 06405
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Attaran

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Attaran treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Attaran treats other conditions, please contact the office at (203) 483-8300.

Interventional Cardiac Procedures

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiac Procedures specialists.

Dr. Attaran is experienced in the area of Interventional Cardiac Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Dr. Attaran
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Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Very High

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Dr. Attaran's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thrombolysis
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(203) 483-8300

Dr. Attaran accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred Care Partners
United Healthcare

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (16)
  • Listened & answered questions (16)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (16)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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He is the best - highly skilled with a great bedside manner.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Friendly, calm demeanor. Spends time listening and answering questions.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing the best and most ethical medical care. 


Asst Professor Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiologist & Endovascular Interventionalist.


  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology


Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
University of Arizona
Residency Hospital
University of Sheffield
Medical School
University of Toronto
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Persian
  • Spanish


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Most Outstanding Resident on Coronary Care Unit, Univ of Arizona., 2006
  • Winning case presentation, Save a Leg Save a Life Foundation, Annual Scientific Sessions, Orlando., 2010
  • Gold Star Patient Care Award, Southern AZ VA Hospital, 2007
  • State Winner, American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Vignette Competition, AZ Chapter, 2006
  • Winner of Best Case Presentation, Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellows Course, Abiomed Impella Device., 2010

Media & Publications

  • Poor correlation of pulmonary systolic pressure using echocardiography versus right heart catheterization in patients awaiting heart transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings. 41(9):3827-3830., 2009
  • Epinephrine in resuscitation: curse or cure?, 2010
  • Protocol for optimal detection and exclusion of a patent foramen ovale using transthoracic echocardiography with agitated saline microbubbles. 23(7): 616-622., 2006
  • Correlation between Estimated Ejection Fraction Measured by Echocardiography with Ejection Fraction Estimated by Cardiac Catheterization in Patients Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation., 2010
  • Professional link. CV.,

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Robert Attaran, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. Robert Attaran, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Robert Attaran, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Attaran frequently treats Interventional Cardiac Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Attaran specializes.

Where is Dr. Robert Attaran, MD's office located?

Dr. Attaran's office is located at 84 N Main St, Branford, CT 06405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Robert Attaran, MD speak?

Dr. Attaran speaks Spanish, Farsi, and English. View profile to see all.

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Yale Heart And Vascular Center84 N Main St Branford, CT 06405

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Attaran is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Backus Hospital

Norwich, CT

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich, CT

84% Patient Experience Rating, 15% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital

New London, CT

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Yale New Haven Hospital

New Haven, CT

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Yale New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus

New Haven, CT

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)