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St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport CT


Cardiology LeadershipSteeped in the St Vincent’s tradition of providing outstanding service to the community through compassionate care and expert treatment of each patient who enters our doors, the leadership of St. Vincent’s Cardiovascular Services and the Regional Heart & Vascular Center  recognizes the value of our team of skilled medical professionals that keeps St. Vincent’s on the leading edge of cardiology practice.

Under the guidance of Lawrence S. Schek, MD, FACC, chairperson of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and medical director of the Regional Heart & Vascular Center, these exceptional cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and specialists, advanced-practice nurses, RNs, cardiovascular technologists, nutritionists and other medical and support staff focus - singly or in interdisciplinary concert with one another- on you, their patient.

Leadership at St. Vincent’s Regional Heart & Vascular Center means providing opportunities for conferencing and communication that create an atmosphere of mutual respect and encourage collaboration. It means giving careful attention to cost-effective measures that benefit the patient such as eliminating duplication of effort and identifying and preventing procedures that are not required; supporting continued training of personnel; and recognizing the efforts and accomplishments of individual team member. 

Indeed, leadership here succeeds by adhering to these principles while championing innovation, implementing effective initiatives, welcoming new protocols and technology where the science is sound, and ensuring strict hospital safety standards are followed on behalf of our patients’ wellbeing.

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