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Cardiology at UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Mercy

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Cardiac Services

UPMC Mercy offers high-tech diagnostic techniques, advanced invasive procedures, and state-of-the-art heart surgery. Emergency support is available 24/7, year-round, for patients experiencing heart problems.

Noninvasive tests

  • Electrocardiogram
  • Stress treadmill study
  • Nuclear cardiology stress test (exercise and pharmacological)
  • Transthoracic echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Holter monitoring
  • Tilt-table study
  • Noninvasive vascular studies

Invasive procedures

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Percutaneous coronary and peripheral vascular intervention
  • Intracoronary thrombolytic therapy
  • Intravascular ultrasound imaging
  • Transesophageal echocardiography

Electrophysiology (heart arrhythmia) services

  • Medication
  • Electrophysiology study
  • Biventricular pacing for the treatment of advanced heart failure
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation
  • Internal cardiac defibrillator implantation
  • Catheter ablation

Surgical services

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCABG)
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Vascular shunt
  • Ventricular aneurysm repair
  • Pneumonectomy, lobectomy, and wedge resection
  • Extensive esophageal surgery

Cardiac Acute Care

UPMC Mercy’s cardiovascular intensive care and progressive care units offer specialized, around-the-clock, acute care for patients recovering from cardiac procedures and surgeries, from the most basic procedures to complex open heart surgeries.

Our highly trained team includes critical care doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists. During your stay, you and your family will be supported by our care management team to help you prepare to return home and begin planning for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. 

UPMC Mercy Outpatient Center at Green Tree

969 Greentree Road, Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Phone: 412-500-7321