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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at
UPMC St. Margaret

About Us

From basic diagnostic testing to advanced imaging, catheterization procedures, vascular and endovascular surgery, UPMC St. Margaret's Cardiology offers a comprehensive network of cardiovascular services delivered by expert UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologists, community-based cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.

We offer a complete range of diagnostic testing to evaluate the heart’s function and structure. Advanced diagnostic testing includes exercise stress testing and radionuclide stress testing, EKG evaluations, and echocardiography.

Services Offered

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardioversions
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Stress treadmill studies
  • Nuclear cardiology stress testing (exercise and pharmacological)
  • Pacemaker/AICD (internal defibrillator) center
  • Holter monitoring
  • Tilt-table studies

Education and Screenings

As part of the hospital’s dedication to the prevention of cardiovascular disease, we offer frequent programs on smoking cessation, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), community health lectures, blood pressure screenings, health fairs, and stress management to physicians, nurses, and the community.

Contact Us

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215


Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-533-UPMC or request an appointment online.

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