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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.


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

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UPMC Check Your Heart

Amber Johnson, MD, discusses heart disease risk factors, how to keep your heart healthy, and heart disease in the Black community with Charlie Batch as part of UPMC Check Your Heart. 

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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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Interested in periodic updates to keep you in-the-know about the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute? Text HEARTHEALTH to 91939

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