stories from the heart

What does compassionate excellence look like? At CMC we see it in the dedication our providers have to giving our patients the best treatment when and where they need it. We see it in patients who trust in their providers and are grateful for the care they receive. These are the faces of health, healing and hope at CMC.

New England Heart & Vascular Institute

CardioMEMS

Imagine controlling heart failure without a trip to the hospital. That’s the convenience and peace of mind the CardioMEMS Heart Failure system provides.

New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Bill & his MitraClip

Meet Bill Kotekas. At 97-years-old, Bill isn’t ready to slow down yet—and thanks to the MitraClip, he doesn’t have to! CMC is a leader in MitraClip procedures, offering renewed quality of life for people who are too high risk for surgery.

New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Your Heart Team

What makes a community hospital in New Hampshire a nationally-renowned center for pioneering heart health?  A mix of compassion and commitment to excellence.

New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Lucky Run

A tragedy avoided, a friendship formed. Thanks to quick action and high-quality care, one local man lives to be an advocate for heart health.

Where heart

meets health

In today's world building a stronger community can make a difference.

Where heart

meets health

Caring for your heart so you can get the most out of life.

lung screening

safe & easy

Lung cancer screening is a safe, easy, effective way to take control of your health.  CMC’s Dr. Robert Sprague explains the procedure.

Dave expected good care, he found extraordinary care

Weight Loss is a Journey

and one best travelled when you have partners to take along.  CMC’s New England Weight Management Institute is here for you every step of the weigh.

WATCHMANTM patient

Cecelia

Cecelia Deschambault lives life to the fullest, thanks to her team of doctors and cutting edge technology offered though the New England Heart & Vascular Institute.
 

Life-saving Care

Gary

Gary Gorzelany was grocery shopping one Sunday afternoon when, in a moment, his life changed. CMC’s New England Heart & Vascular Institute aided in life-saving care that day and continues to keep Gary healthy by collaborating with his community hospital to provide follow-up services where he lives. 

Part 1

Martina & Bill

The New England Heart & Vascular Institute leads the way with heart. For Martina Hooley and her husband, Bill, that means innovative procedures and a personal touch that has led to a special bond between this couple and CMC. 

Part 2

Martina & Bill

The New England Heart & Vascular Institute leads the way with heart. For Martina Hooley and her husband, Bill, that means innovative procedures and a personal touch that has led to a special bond between this couple and CMC. 

Caring for the whole person

Hon. Ted Gatsas

A major medical event can also be a major upset to your life. That’s why great patient care has to account for the whole person – not just the diagnosis. Former Manchester, NH Mayor Ted Gatsas found that care when he came to CMC for heart surgery, and is still thankful for the experience. 

Advanced Heart Care

Innovation

Innovation is a key component to great patient care. At the New England Heart & Vascular Institute, we’re offering some of the most innovative treatments available for advanced heart care and we’re always exploring what’s next in medical technology.