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Stuart Zarich, MD

Stuart Zarich, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE

Cardiology Bridgeport, CT

Chairman, Cardiovascular Medicine and Associate Chair, Dept medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, YNHHS

Office Address

Office Map
  • 267 Grant St
    10th Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06610
    Phone: (203) 384-3844
    Fax: (203) 330-7497

Dr. Zarich's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology
  • Clinical Interests: Diabetes; Lipid Metabolism; Echocardiography

Dr. Zarich's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate ChairmanBridgeport Hospital
    Bridgeport, CT
    Chairman, Cardiovascular Medicine (1996 - Present); Director, Heart Institute (2001 - Present)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (1996 - 2006)
  • DirectorNew England Deaconess Hospital
    Boston, MA
    Co-Director, Coronary Care Unit (1988 - 1990); Attending Physician (1988 -1996); Member (1990 - 1996)
  • Medical DirectorMedical Director, Hubbard Regional Hospital
    Webster, MA
  • DirectorManchester Veterans Hospital
    Manchester, New Hampshire, VA
  • Assistant Professor of MedicineHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
    Clinical Instructor Medicine (1984 - 1988); Instructor in Medicine (1988 - 1995)

Dr. Zarich's Education & Medical Training

  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolNew England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Cardiology
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolNew England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Cardiology
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolNew England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolChief Residency
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsNew England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsResidency, Internal Medicine
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsNew England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsInternship, Internal Medicine
  • SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr at Syracuse, Coll MedState University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityMedical School
  • College of the Holy CrossCollege of the Holy CrossOther Training, BA, Magna Cum Laude

Dr. Zarich's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1996 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1984
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease, 1989
  • American Society of EchocardiographyAmerican Society of EchocardiographyCardiovascular Disease, 1999

Dr. Zarich's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Bridgeport Hospital, Department of Medicine, Yale New Haven Health SystemTeacher of the YearBridgeport Hospital, Department of Medicine, Yale New Haven Health System, 1998
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical SchoolTeacher of the YearNew England Deaconess Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1991
  • New England Deaconess HospitalElmer Hinton Award for Patient CareNew England Deaconess Hospital, 1982
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Dr. Zarich's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Triggering of acute myocardial infarction by heavy physical exertion.Mittleman M, Maclure M, Tofler G, Sherwood J, Goldberg R, Muller J, N Engl J Med 1993; 329:1677-83
  • Prospective evaluation of hibernating myocardium by quantitative dipyridamole thallium 201 scintigraphy and radionuclide ventriculography.Zarich SW, Kowalchuk GJ, Hill T, Kosinski EJ, Lewis SM, Chest 1995; 107:335-340
  • Triggering of acute myocardial infarction onset by episodes of anger.Mittleman M, Maclure M, Sherwood J, Mulry R, Tofler G, Jacobs S, Friedman R, Benson H, Muller J, Circulation 1995; 92:1720-1725
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Diabetic Foot.Chapter: Pre operative cardiac assessment of the diabetic patient
    Sassower M, Zarich SW, Leland OS, Lewis SM
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  • Diabetes Mellitus.Chapter: Heart disease and diabetes
    Nesto RW, Jacoby RM, Zarich SW
    Editors: Weir GC, Kahn CR.Little & Brown

Abstracts/Posters

  • Cost-benefit analysis of the use of coronary artery calcium score and positron emission tomography in the evaluation of subjects with an indeterminate Tc 99m SPECT stress test.Jain H, Brag, K, Bangalore D, Zarich S, Meizlish J, Schussheim A, JACC 2007; 49:908-235
  • Correlation between coronary artery calcium score and presence of ischemia on Rubidium-82 positron emission tomography stress testing.Jain H, Brag, K, Bangalore D, Zarich S, Meizlish J, Schussheim A, JACC 2007; 49:811-5
  • Frequency of persistent treatment-requiring hyperglycemia following hyperglycemia of critical illness.Upadaya S, Nicola M, Rishi A, Vazquez R, Heyde M, Zarich S, Manthous C, Accepted Am. J. Respir. Crit Care
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Dr. Zarich's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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