NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — In 2021, Hartford Hospital had a one-year record for heart transplants with 40 transplants performed, the most in Connecticut and second-most in New England.

The program also marked its 500th heart transplant in its history and continues to be one of the top programs in the country.

Dr. Ayyaz Ali, surgical director of heart transplants at Hartford Hospital, discusses the heart transplant program.

Learn more about Hartford Hospitals’ heart transplant program here.

Watch the video above for the full interview.