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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

When it comes to your heart, you want the very best.

Our patients entrust their heart’s care to UPMC because we're an established leader in high-quality cardiovascular care.

Our talented heart and vascular team works together to provide advanced treatments for all types of cardiovascular conditions.

Learn About Your Condition or Treatment

Health care professionals — learn about UPMC's Cardiology Telemedicine Services.

Community Education and Screenings

View a list of our heart screenings and events and learn about our Check Your Heart program.

Recent News

Jay Bhama, MD and a team of UPMC cardiothoracic surgeons became the first in Pennsylvania to implant a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), using a minimally invasive surgical approach.

Read more about the procedure in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Joon Sup Lee, MD, was recently quoted by NBC News in an article about after hours heart attacks and mortality.

Read the article.

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