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Squitieri, Rafael Paolo, MD

Chief, Cardiac Surgery, St. Vincent's Medical Center





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiac Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Aortic Valve Replacement, Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Repair (AAA Repair), Atrial Myxoma Removal, Atrial Septal Defect Repair, Bentall Procedure, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Endoscopic Maze Procedure, Fibroelastoma Removal, Maze Procedure, Mini-Maze Procedure, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair, Myocardial Resection, Patent Foramen Ovale, Pericardial Tumor, Pericardial Window, Trans Aortic Valve Repair (TAVR), Trans-Apical Valve Replacement (TAVR), Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Tricuspid Valve Repair, Tricuspid Valve Replacement

Hospitals and Organizations

  • St Vincents Medical Center
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital


Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine

Morristown Memorial Hospital

Medical School
Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine

Morristown Memorial Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Member


Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.