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Women’s Heart Program Locations

LHAS Women’s Heart Center
University Center
120 Lytton Ave., Suite 100B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Fax: 412-802-3001
412-802-3000

Magee-Women's Heart Program
Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC
300 Halket St., Suite 5102
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

412-802-3000

Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

724-347-7700

Women’s Heart Program

To help slow the escalation of heart disease — the number-one killer of women in America — the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute established the Women’s Heart Program.

Heart disease in women historically has been under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed.

Women often experience different and less obvious symptoms than men, including abdominal discomfort and breathing changes. As caregivers, they often ignore their own symptoms and problems.

The Women’s Heart Program at UPMC offers innovative diagnostics, evaluation, and treatment specifically tailored to a woman’s unique cardiac needs.

Specialized Cardiac Care for Women

Our program provides women the highly specialized care they need, including:

  • Heart disease risk assessments and management.
  • Comprehensive cardiac diagnostic evaluations.
  • Cutting-edge nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.

Education and Research in Women's Heart Health

Recognizing the value of educating more women about heart health and heart disease risk factors, UPMC:

  • Supports the American Heart Association and important initiatives like Go Red for Women.
  • Makes a special effort to provide education to health care professionals and the public, aimed at promoting early detection and prevention.
  • Conducts research aimed at more effectively diagnosing and treating women, as well as understanding how heart disease differs in men and women.

Our Women's Heart Program Experts

 

Learn More About Women's Heart Health

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