Dr. Vasant B Khachane MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Vasant Khachane is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Hamden, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of Saint Raphael and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Calcutta National Medical College and has been in practice for 42 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Hospital of Saint Raphael and one of 13 at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #25 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1966 - 1966

Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1967 - 1971

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1971 - 1971

Calcutta National Medical College
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic Surgery

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of frequencies of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting with and without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
Abreu, J. E., Reilly, J., Salzano, R. P., Khachane, V. B., Jekel, J. F., Clyne, C. A.

Simple system for deairing the heart after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Salzano, R. P., Khachane, V. B.

Coronary artery bypass at the hospital of St. Raphael: early and late results of the cardiothoracic group of New Haven.
Beckman, C. B., Khachane, V. B., Wilson, G. L., Carter, M. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Great West 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
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