• The Vassar Aorta Program
    Prevention. Diagnosis. Treatment. Research.

    Highly trained cardiovascular specialists at the Vassar Aorta Program provide advanced treatments, imaging and research to improve quality of life for patients diagnosed with dilated aorta or thoracic aneurysm.

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    Phone: (845) 554-1112
    (800) 421-1220

Led by Jason Sperling, MD, FACS, our team of cardiovascular specialists have extensive experience caring for patients with aortic disease including aneurysm, dissection and bicuspid aortic valve. The Vassar Aorta Program is dedicated to investigating new surgical procedures and technologies designed to improve quality of life.

Jason Sperling, MD, FACS
Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery

Ellen Oehrlein, RN BSN-BC
Vassar Aorta Program Coordinator

Diagnosing Aortic Conditions with Specialized Imaging

Pioneering Aorta Research

Expertise in Thoracic Aneurysm or Dilated Aorta

Preventing Aneurysm and Dilated Aorta

Treating Aortic Conditions with Surgery

Professional Guidelines Expertise

When Aortic Surgery is Needed

Thoracic-Aortic Disease Registry

Leading Research in the Genetics of Thoracic Aortic Disease


Vassar Aorta Program
1 Columbia Street, Suite 300
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 554-1112
TTY/Accessibility: (800) 421-1220