UPMC Center for Mitral Valve Disease

The Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) Center for Mitral Valve Disease is a dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialized cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and nurses focused on providing patients and their physicians with access to the most advanced mitral valve therapy available.

About the Center for Mitral Valve Disease

The Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) Center for Mitral Valve Disease is a dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialized cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and nurses focused on providing patients and their physicians with access to the most advanced mitral valve therapy available.

Our goal is to provide advanced, minimally invasive therapies; to provide early access to the very latest technologies as they become available; and to return patients promptly to the comfort of their home environments and referring  physicians through comprehensive communication.

Our team of experts in cardiac imaging, intervention and surgery offers comprehensive advanced diagnosis and treatment options including:

  • 3D echo/MRI/CT imaging
  • Catheter-based intervention
  • Complex mitral surgery, including state-of-the-art minimally invasive non-sternotomy approaches.
  • Mitral valve regurgitation and mitral valve replacement
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery

What is mitral valve disease?

Mitral valve disease refers to conditions of the mitral valve. It is the most common form of heart disease in the United States.

Your mitral valve is located between the heart’s left chambers and works to keep blood flowing properly. When the valve does not work properly, you may experience a variety of side effects, including fatigue and shortness of breath.

Types of mitral valve disease

Types of mitral valve disease include:

Our Experts at the Center for Mitral Valve Disease

The cardiac specialists at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute offer advanced diagnostic testing and treatment for mitral valve disorders.

Contact Us

HVI Center for Mitral Valve Disease
200 Lothrop St., Suite C-721
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone:
1-855-UPMC-HVI (876-2484)

Email: HeartAndVascular@upmc.edu

Schedule an appointment or request more information about the Center for Mitral Valve Disease.