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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.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. At UPMC, we are committed to providing patients with leading treatments and individualized 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

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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. 

Cardiac Surgery Expertise at UPMC

At the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, our experts are world-renowned leaders in adult cardiac surgery. We are proud to announce that UPMC has been awarded the highest possible rating of three stars in four procedures across four different UPMC locations by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). 

  • UPMC Hamot: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • UPMC Harrisburg: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement, and Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair
  • UPMC Passavant: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • UPMC Presbyterian: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement 

These ratings are a testament to our innovative, patient-centered approach to care.

Learn more about our STS star ratings (PDF).

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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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