UVA Heart & Vascular Center

Choose UVA for Heart Care

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. Six 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.

As heart and vascular specialists, we believe that the most effective care — care that produces the best possible outcomes — depends on strong relationships with our patients.

Learn more about our available services

Heart & Vascular Center

Heart & Vascular Center
UVA Heart & Vascular Center

Choose UVA for Heart Care

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. Six 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.

As heart and vascular specialists, we believe that the most effective care — care that produces the best possible outcomes — depends on strong relationships with our patients.

Learn more about our available services

Patient-Focused Heart Care

  • 2016 UVA heart & Vascular Center Excellence Report

    Read patient stories that detail how our cutting-edge treatments can help treat life-threatening conditions. Learn about our commitment to provide the highest standards of care in our 2016 Excellence Report.

    UVA Named Comprehensive Stroke Center

    We are proud to be named a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest level of certification available from The Joint Commission and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Just 3 percent of hospitals nationwide have earned this certification from the Joint Commission. We are one of three Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers in Virginia.

    Comprehensive Stroke Center certification means our team is ready 24/7 to deliver the most advanced care for stroke, stroke complications and meets rigorous standards for caring for the most complex stroke cases.

    Genetic Testing

    Find out if you are one of the 1.3 million Americans who have inherited some form of heart or vascular disease. We can identify and address your risk through screening services at our Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic.

    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.

    A Team Approach to Heart Care

    Modern Heart Medicine

    Watch this video and learn about UVA's team approach to heart treatmentSeveral years ago, UVA's heart surgeons and cardiologists saw the need for a combined team approach to treating patients.

    Now they're working together each day to ensure patients get the best possible heart care.

    Watch John Kern, MD, and Michael Ragosta, MD, talk about how they collaborate to treat heart conditions.

    Imaging & Screening

    • The right diagnosis can make the difference. Our diagnostic options include non-invasive tests like cardiac MRI. We also offer new imaging tools to help us diagnose and treat your heart or vascular condition like cardiac PET, a type of nuclear imaging that uses very low doses of radioactivity to look at your heart.

    Heart & Vascular Innovations

    Catch Vascular Disease Sooner

    Early detection and treatment of vascular disease can reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke.

    Get screened at our Vascular Lab at Northridge Medical Park. It's located off Interstate 64 with plenty of free parking. See if you're eligible for a vascular screening and get details about our vascular services.

    New MR-Conditional ICD Device 

    Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) treat dangerous heart rhythms. But routine MRIs aren’t recommended for patients with ICDs. 

    UVA is the first in the state to implant a new type of ICD (Medtronic Evera MRI SureScan® ICD System) that allows patients to have routine MRI scans. A major advance, these new devices, called MR-conditional ICDs, provide critical therapy for fast and slow heart rhythms.

    Read more about ICDs. 

    Make an Appointment

    Call us at 434.243.1000

    or make an appointment online.

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    Make A Gift

    Your support is critical to our efforts in heart and vascular care and research.

    Please make a gift today.

    Join A Clinical Trial

    Clinical trials are research studies to find better ways to treat heart and vascular disease. Get access to the latest advanced treatments. 

    Find out if you qualify for a heart and vascular clinical trial.