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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
physicians reviewing heart imaging

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

A Cookie Taste Test: The Different Types of Sugar

Is sugar really so unhealthy? Are less-processed alternatives to white sugar, like agave and honey, healthier? Or tastier? We'll answer these…

Infographic: Heart Disease Facts

47 percent of Americans have at least one heart disease risk factor. Check out this infographic for more facts and prevention tips.

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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…

Heart and Vascular News

UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or manage chronic…

Scientists Seeking to Regrow Kidneys Make Promising Discovery

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

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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…

Heart and Vascular Clinical Trials

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…

Are you suffering from chest pain or shortness of breath when physically active?

If you are between the ages of 18 and 85 and are having chest pain, tightness, or shortness of breath while exerting yourself (exercising, working…

Adults 18 and older with Severe Aortic Stenosis wanted for Heart Valve Study

The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is conducting a research study to compare the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System (…