The Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC East provides patient-centered care using the latest technology and best practices to diagnose and treat a wide range of heart issues.
As part of UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute, we offer patients access to internationally respected cardiac experts and sophisticated life-saving treatments.
A team of cardiologists — supported by specially trained nurses and technologists — is on call 24/7 to treat emergency heart conditions. Our specialists provide a full range of non-invasive diagnostic imaging, interventions, and emergency catheterizations. They work together to diagnose, treat, and prevent cardiac conditions — from heart blockages to heart palpitations and cardiac arrhythmias.
UPMC East has been recognized with accreditation for diagnostic cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention (coronary angioplasty) by the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), an organization dedicated to ensuring adherence to the highest quality standards for cardiovascular and endovascular care.
Our two high-tech cardiac cath labs allow cardiologists to provide fast, precise, and safe diagnosis and treatment. Special equipment includes: