UPMC Shadyside has a long tradition of excellence in cardiology and heart surgery.
Cardiology services took a foothold at Shadyside Hospital in the 1970s with the advent of new technologies and talent. By the early 1990s, more coronary angioplasties would be performed at Shadyside Hospital than at any other hospital in western Pennsylvania.
Today, UPMC Shadyside provides a full menu of standard and cutting-edge technologies, while remaining committed to offering patients the best care available.
With a staff of more than 60 cardiologists, UPMC Shadyside strives to remain on the forefront of quality cardiology care.
Services provided range from non-invasive diagnostic techniques to advanced invasive procedures, surgery, and rehabilitation services.
Cardiac rehabilitation, or cardiac rehab, is an outpatient program for people recently diagnosed with heart disease or recovering from a heart procedure. It provides the knowledge, tools, and support you need to succeed in developing healthy lifestyles.
Specially trained medical professionals will design a program to meet your individual needs.
For more information or to enroll at UPMC Shadyside's Cardiac Rehab Program, call 412-623-1684.
There are several active industry- and NIH-sponsored clinical trials under way at UPMC Shadyside, ranging from testing new medical devices, treatment options, and medication therapies, to evaluating carotid stent effectiveness in high-risk surgical patients.
With a thriving private practice cardiovascular program at UPMC Shadyside, the hospital is well positioned for a vast array of trial opportunities.