News Release

October 11, 2012

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914


Cardiologist Joins UConn Health Center

Dr. Ofer Sagiv Specializes in Cardiac Imaging

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Dr. Ofer Sagiv, a general cardiologist who specializes in cardiac imaging, is now seeing patients in the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center, and at the centerís new office on 11 South Road in Farmington.

Sagivís areas of expertise include noninvasive cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac computed tomography (CT), nuclear cardiology, and vascular imaging.

Sagiv fellowship trained in cardiovascular disease at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, completed a residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, and holds a medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, in collaboration with Ben Gurian University of the Negev in Israel. He is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography, cardiovascular CT, and nuclear cardiology, and is a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI). He is fluent in Hebrew and proficient in Spanish.

Sagiv lives in West Hartford.

High-resolution photo:

Caption: Dr. Ofer Sagiv, general cardiologist with expertise in cardiac imaging, is seeing patients in UConnís Calhoun Cardiology Center.

UConn Health includes the schools of medicine and dental medicine, the UConn Medical Group, University Dentists, and John Dempsey Hospital. Home to Bioscience Connecticut, UConn Health pursues a mission of providing outstanding health care education in an environment of exemplary patient care, research and public service. More information about UConn Health is available at

Note: News professionals are invited to visit the UConn Health Today news page ( for regularly updated news and feature stories, photos and media stories. News releases are archived at UConn Health news and information is also available on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.