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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.

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.

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Heart Valve Disease
Two healthcare providers discussing a case with a heart patient.

Our Advanced Cardiac Valve Center offers a variety of approaches to treat valve issues without traditional heart surgery.

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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

How to Improve Heart Health: 11 Tips from our Readers

Looking for fresh heart-healthy diet and exercise tips? We’re excited to share some of our favorites, which our family health magazine readers…

Infographic: 7 Awesome Reasons to Walk Your Dog

There are numerous benefits to owning a dog, but an important one is they get us moving. Dogs are the perfect workout buddies, as they don't make…

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…

Heart and Vascular News

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best…

iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects…

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…

Heart and Vascular Clinical Trials

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…

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…

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…

Research Study for Inpatient Adults with Hepatorenal Syndrome

The GI Hepatology department seeks adults over 18 who are inpatients with Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS), a type of kidney failure that progresses…

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…