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Heart & Vascular Care

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. Five of our specialties are among the top 50 in the U.S., including our cardiology and heart surgery services. We’ve also received the highest possible performance rating for four heart 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 transcript.

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.

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.

Heart Genetics

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

Preventing Heart Disease: Myths vs. Facts

Now is the time to brush up on your heart smarts. Why? Because the more you know, the better your chances of preventing heart disease and living a…

Healthy Work Environment: How to Create Your Own

Encouraging a healthy work environment helps employees reduce stress and increase productivity. Employees take control of their work life and…

5 Tips for Getting Back to Sex after a Heart Attack

There are likely many questions running through your mind after having a heart attack. One very common one: whether it is safe to have sex – and…

Heart and Vascular News

Scientists Seeking to Regrow Kidneys Make Promising Discovery

The finding could help doctors regenerate kidneys in adults and children alike.

The post…

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List

For the third consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center among…

New Telehealth Program Connects Culpeper Patients, UVA Heart Experts

A new telehealth partnership between Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center and UVA Health System will enable Culpeper-area…

Heart and Vascular Clinical Trials

Research study for adults who are planning Mitral Valve Surgery and who have Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation

The University of Virginia, Department of Surgery is conducting a research study to determine whether repairing the tricuspid valve in patients…

Recruiting Adults Undergoing Surgery for Thoracic or Abdominal Aneurysm for Research Study

UVa Health System is recruiting adults who are going to have surgery to treat a thoracic or abdominal aneurysm. An aneurysm is a bulge or…

Adults with a thoracic aortic lesion are needed for a research study.

The UVA Department of Surgery is conducting a research study on an investigational treatment for lesions of the aortic arch and descending…