Jason A. Gluck, DO

Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support/ECMO at Hartford HealthCare

Jason Gluck graduated SUNY Binghamton with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Broome Community College with an associate’s degree in Paramedicine.  He received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He was a medical resident and cardiovascular disease fellow at New York Hospital Queens, a New York Presbyterian Hospital Weil Medical College of Cornell University affiliate.  He then completed a subsequent fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center and was among the first to achieve ABIM Board Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation.

Dr. Gluck joined Hartford Hospital’s Division of Cardiology in 2010 providing inpatient and outpatient care for advanced heart failure, ventricular assist device (VAD) and cardiac transplant patients.  He is a founding member and medical director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program and publishes and speaks internationally on ECMO and acute cardiogenic shock.

Dr. Gluck’s clinical interest is in acute shock and mechanical circulatory support, pre-hospital emergency medical care and medical simulation.  Dr. Gluck invented, ‘VLAD,’ a Left Ventricular Assist Device medical simulator in his garage, for training patients, family members and healthcare providers on LVADs and their potential emergencies.

Dr. Gluck recently co-chaired a white paper published in Circ for the American Heart Association on the emergent care for a VAD patient with cardiac arrest and is currently an international lead for a white paper for management of patients with acute cardiopulmonary failure for the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant.

Additional positions include:

  • Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship
  • Heart Failure and Transplant Specialist – Hartford Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine – University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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