Dr. Umer Darr, MD

Dr. Umer Darr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 50
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Dr. Umer Darr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Bridgeport, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

267 Grant St # 1

Bridgeport, CT 06610

Contact Information

(203) 384-4868

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Darr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Aetna HMO
Choice
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Elect Choice
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Alliance Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
Humana
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint

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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Dr. Darr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darr performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Darr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Thoracentesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darr performs Thoracentesis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Darr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darr performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Darr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Darr's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compassionate care, with patient and family centered focus.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2004
U. Of Toronto. Toronto General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Of Connecticut
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Connecticut
Internship Hospital
1992
Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University
Medical School
2004
2003
2001
1996
1992

Languages

  • French
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

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I would highly recommend Dr.Darr, E. Taylor and his team to family, friends, and work related acquaintances. From the Pre Operation meeting through the surgery Dr.Darr and E. Taylor were professional, congenial, and remained on topic. I was confident going into surgery, the assembled team that...Read More
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Dr Darr replaced my bicuspid aortic valve and performed an aorta resectioning June 2018. I am simply amazed at the quality of the procedure and the rapid recovery time. Dr Darr clearly enjoys his work and is a master at his craft.
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This is the best surgeon I have ever had. I had open heart surgery with a valve replacement , I had a bivalve heart. I did not suffer any incision pain and the scar is so thin its nearly invisible. He is a kind, caring, honest man with a team that is stellar. There's not enough positive words to...Read More
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Dr. Darr performed an aortic valve replacement. What a fabulous surgeon. And he, unlike many surgeons, has an excellent bedside manner. He really listens and takes the time to answer questions. My surgery went very well with no complications. For anyone who might need cardiothoracic surgery, I...Read More
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Dr. Darr and his staff handled my family with great compassion and patience. He performed a triple bypass heart surgery on me which was absolutely terrifying for my family. He left them feeling confident and comfortable that we had made the best choice possible.. All the hospital staff that I...Read More
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