Dr. Sabet Hashim, MD

Dr. Sabet Hashim, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Sabet Hashim, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from St. Josephs University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

85 Seymour St Ste 919

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 696-5520

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

32  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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  • Lycee francais
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • St. Josephs University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Lukes Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Columbia Coll P&S/St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Atrial Fibrillation at Discharge from the Hospital in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair., 2005
  • Combined Valve Replacement and Myocardial Revascularization., 1984
  • Modulation of Transforming Growth Factor-B Signaling and Extracellular Matrix in Myxomatous Mitral Valve Degeneration by Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker Losartan11., 2011
  • Mitral Valve Surgery and Mitral Prolapse., 2010
  • Anticoagulation at Discharge after Mitral Valve Repair and Long-Term Mortality., 2006
  • Solving the Puzzle of Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation., 2008
  • Early and Late Results of Combined Valve Replacement and Myocardial Revascularization: The Problem of Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation., 1984
  • Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema following Cardiopulmonary Bypass: An Anaphylactic Reaction to Fresh Frozen Plasma. Chosen for the Year Book of Surgery, 1984
  • Predictors of Outcome following Early and Delayed Revascularization for Acute Myocardial infarction., 1985
  • Isolated Right Atrial Tamponade by Serous Fluid Simulating Tricuspid Stenosis., 1985
  • Safe Technique for Aortic Anastomosis in Orthopedic Canine Cardiac Transplantation., 1985
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Mitral Valve Repair., 2008
  • RPP: May it RIP., 1982
  • Optimal Methods of Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disruptions and Aneurysm., 1983
  • Aortic Cannulation with a Single Purse-String Suture, 2014
  • A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Blind Study of Parenteral Nitroglycerin During Open Heart Operations., 1982
  • Long Term Performance of St. Jude Medical Valve: Low Incidence of Thromboembolism and Hemorrhagic Complications with Modest Doses of Warfarin., 1987
  • A Safer Method of Cardioplegia Delivery in Aortic Valve Surgery., 1984
  • Preoperative Proteinuria Predicts Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery., 2011
  • “Liver laceration from a Diaphragmatic Suture in Minithoracotomy Mitral Valve Repair., 2014
  • Pseudo-Prolapse of the Anterior Leaflet in Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Identification and Repair., 2011
  • Biological Versus Mechanical Valves: Analysis of 1,116 valves inserted in 1,012 adult patients with a 4,818 patient-year and a 5,327 valve year follow up., 1987
  • Percutaneous Retrieval of an Unusually Large Nonopaque Intravascular Foreign Body., 1986
  • Minimally Invasive Repair with Gore-Tex for Barlow’s Disease: Will it Fly?, 2014
  • The Role of Mediastinoscopy and Mediastinotomy in Lung Cancer., 1982
  • Blood transfusions Associate with Urinary Biomarkers of Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery., 2013
  • Towards Adopting Right-Sided Pacermaker Implantation: A Safer Surgical Practice, 2011
  • Unsuspected Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm in a Patient with Coronary Artery Disease., 1984
  • Right Ventricular Failure., 1996
  • Measurement of Central Somatosensory Conduction Time in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass: An Index of Neurological Function., 1985
  • Echo Rounds: Infundibular Pulmonary Stenosis., 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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What People Say About Dr. Sabet Hashim, MD
9/12/17 Dr. Hashim repaire my heart valve at Hartford Hospital. I was home in 3 days and found this site to give Dr. H. My THANKS. The entire team from Susan your office contact to Dr. H. A team entirely committed to you and treat you as if your there only patient for the day. If you need a...Read More
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William in Ellington – Sep 17, 2017
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Dr.Hashim is now the Chief of Cardiology at Hartford Hospital, having moved from Yale-New Haven July 1. We had originally met with him at Yale-New Haven Hospital because of his expertise in mitral valve surgery, then followed him to Hartford for my surgery. His expertise in this procedure is...Read More
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Paul in Trumbull, CT – Aug 21, 2016
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I had a mitral valve replacement jan 2016. Dr. Hashim was always straight forward and confident in which I loved. His nurse Sue was available anytime with answers to my questions. If anyone is seeking a surgeon for valve replacement or repair I would recommend Dr. Hashim without a doubt. Hands down...Read More
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