An Established Leader in High-Quality Cardiovascular Care

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute is one of the world’s premier centers for comprehensive cardiovascular care. 

Through collaboration and teamwork, we are developing revolutionary medical devices and new models for treatment that improve the lives of people facing even the most complex heart and vascular conditions

It’s more than just care; it’s the heart team approach.

Contact the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

To request an appointment, contact the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute:

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If you need to schedule follow-up care, log in to your MyUPMC account to find a location, date, and time that works for you from your smartphone or computer. 

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is nationally ranked in cardiology, heart and vascular surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

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Save the Date: Living Better with Marfan, Loeys-Dietz, & VEDS – Saturday, Oct. 28

The Marfan Foundation has partnered with the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute to host the Pittsburgh Regional Symposium for individuals and families affected by Marfan, LDS, and VEDS. Presentations will discuss topics such as diagnosis and management, cardiac issues, and genetic testing. Register to learn more about the latest research and treatment options while making new, lasting connections. Join us Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Herberman Conference Center.
Register here

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Meet Ann Kemmerer

Ann Kemmerer underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) under the care of David West, MD, after being diagnosed with aortic stenosis in 2017. The minimally-invasive procedure was “life-changing” for Ann – she’s now back to enjoying her favorite activities like gardening.

Read her story.

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Life Changing Is ... Care for the Heart, from the Heart

At UPMC, we strive to provide excellence in care to patients with cardiovascular needs. From cutting-edge treatments to compassionate care, see how we make a difference every day.

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