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Heart & Vascular Care

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. We’ve also received the highest possible performance rating in four heart conditions and procedures.

Working Together for Heart Care Expertise

Several years ago, UVA's heart team saw the need for a combined approach to treating patients to ensure patients get the best possible care. View heart care transcript.

Heart Care That's Close & Unique to You

Convenient Heart Clinic Locations

You don't just have to visit us at the hospital. Make an appointment at other locations throughout Central Virginia, including clinics in Zion Crossroads, Fishersville, Culpeper and Ivy. Find a location near you.

High-Tech Heart Devices

Implantable heart devices help us diagnose, manage and treat your heart rhythm disorders and other heart conditions. Most of these heart devices require surgery to implant them.

In-Depth Genetic Testing

Over 1 million Americans have some form of an inherited heart or vascular disease. Genetic testing or cardiovascular screening is the first step in identifying and addressing inherited heart conditions. 

Heart Failure
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Our nationally recognized heart failure program provides the kind of personalized expertise and support that can improve your daily life.

Find heart failure care
Heart Valve Disease
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Our Advanced Cardiac Valve Center offers a variety of approaches to treat valve issues without traditional heart surgery.

See your heart valve options
Coronary Artery Disease
STEMI team works with patient

When you come to UVA, you have access to the pioneering technologies that enhance and improve coronary artery bypass grafts.

Keep blood flowing to your heart

Heart Blog Articles

7 Quick Questions with Structural & Interventional Cardiologist Nishtha Sodhi, MD

7 Quick Questions with Structural & Interventional Cardiologist Nishtha Sodhi, MD
Meet structural/interventional cardiologist Nishtha Sodhi, who treats coronary artery disease, heart valve disease & more.

Quiz: How Does Summer Heat Affect Your Heart?

Quiz: How Does Summer Heat Affect Your Heart?
Many people have trouble tolerating heat. But if you have a heart condition, it might be even harder.

This Is a Serious Danger of Sitting Too Much

This Is a Serious Danger of Sitting Too Much
As we worked from home, many of us became more sedentary than ever. Blood circulation slows when you sit for long periods of time, which can cause…

Heart and Vascular News

Stroke: Online Calculator Can Predict Your Risk

Doctors can predict patients' risk of ischemic stroke by using a tool developed by a UVA pediatrician and his collaborator.

U.S. News & World Report: UVA Again No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

It's the fifth consecutive year. The publication also ranks eight UVA specialties among the best in the nation.

Quality Heart and Lung Care Earns UVA International Award

Fewer than 30 hospitals worldwide have earned the award.
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Keeping the Beat for Our Patients

At UVA Heart and Vascular Center, we strive to give you the best heart healthcare possible. That means continuously working to better understand the causes of heart and vascular disease and pushing for new and better treatments for our patients. Your gift can help.


Heart and Vascular Clinical Trials

Are you caring for a loved one diagnosed with chronic illness?

UVA School of Nursing seeks adults, ages 18 years or older, who provide in-home care to their loved ones with chronic illness for a research study…

Healthy Adults needed for Heart MRI study.

UVa Health System, Department of Radiology seeks healthy adults ages 21 - 85 with no significant medical problems to participate in a research…