Dr. Ofer Sagiv

Dr. Ofer Sagiv, MD

Dr. Sagiv is a visiting Cardiologist who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, CT Angiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography. He is also a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and trained in interpretation of Cardiac MRI.

Dr. Sagiv’s areas of focus are screening and prevention of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease as well as diagnosis, management and surveillance of abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, lower extremity arterial disease and venous disease.

He acquired his medical degree from Columbia University/ Ben Gurion University of the Negev – Medical School for International Health and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

From 2012 to 2014, Dr. Sagiv served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut and was appointed the director of vascular imaging. In 2015, Dr. Sagiv moved on to the underserved northwestern part of Connecticut to develop a vascular imaging program as a Yale University School of Medicine Affiliate; a position he currently holds to date.

He is a published author and has presented numerous abstracts in national and international meetings including the American College of Cardiology annual conferences. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and member of the Society of Vascular Ultrasound. Dr. Sagiv has a keen interest in vascular medicine, valvular heart disease and preventive cardiology.

Dr. Anthony Ippolito

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Dr. Ippolito attended The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. After graduating in 2004, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He then went on to complete a one-year fellowship, focusing specifically on systemic lupus erythematosus, at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Under the mentorship of Dr. Michelle Petri, a world-renowned expert in the field, he participated in clinical trials and gained vast clinical knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of lupus. To complete his Rheumatology fellowship training, he completed a three-year clinical and academic fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Ippolito is board certified in Rheumatology and currently works as a hospital based Rheumatologist in an underserved area of New Hampshire.

Trust is an integral part of any doctor/patient relationship and Dr. Ippolito appreciates that the need to facilitate this connection is especially important in Rheumatology. The chronic nature of rheumatic disease mandates lifelong communication between physician and patient for any treatments to succeed.

Not only does Dr. Ippolito have considerable experience with systemic lupus erythematosus, but other musculoskeletal conditions and connective tissue diseases such as:
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Psoriatic Arthritis
• Scleroderma
• Ankylosing Spondylitis
• Periodic Fever Syndromes
• Vasculitis
• Myositis
• Gout
• Osteoarthritis
• Sjogren’s Syndrome