The Magee-Womens Heart Program — part of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute — provides complete diagnostics, assessments, and treatment of heart disease in women.
We recognize that women have different risks, lifestyle factors, and biology than men. This means we tailor our prevention and treatment plans based on a woman's distinct needs.
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Heart disease is the number one killer of women in America.
It has been under-diagnosed and misdiagnosed in women for years.
At the Magee-Womens Heart Program, we take a team approach to assess, diagnose, and treat each woman based on her individual needs.
We also provide ongoing education and support to help women manage their risk factors and make healthy lifestyle choices.
Women often ignore signs of heart disease because they're busy caring for others. Or, they might not realize what they're feeling is a symptom of a heart problem.
Some symptoms of heart problems in women can include:
The symptoms of a heart attack can differ for women than for men. Women don’t always have classic symptoms, like chest pain, arm pain, and shortness of breath.
Heart attack symptoms in women might be less dramatic, and can include:
If you think you or someone else is having a heart attack, call 911 right away.
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The Magee-Women Heart Program offers innovative assessments, diagnostics, and treatment to meet each woman’s unique needs.
Risk management plays a crucial part in preventing and treating heart disease in women.
Our experts offer risk assessments to help you identify and understand your risks, such as:
To assess risk and diagnose heart disease, our experts use proven methods and the latest technology, including:
Our experts provide cutting-edge nonsurgical and surgical treatments based on your needs.
Heart disease treatments include:
In our program, women can receive ongoing education to help lower their risk factors and make healthy lifestyle choices.
We also offer access to clinical trials for new drugs and devices. And our experts conduct ongoing research to gain a better understanding of heart disease in women and to develop new treatments.
To schedule an initial heart screening, call 1-855-UPMC-HVI (876-2484).
To refer a patient, call UPMC's 24-hour physician referral service at: 1-866-884-8579 or 412-692-2400.
The Magee-Womens Heart Program operates at the following locations throughout western Pennsylvania.
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
300 Halket St., Suite 5120
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
9100 Babcock Blvd., Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
1211 Wilmington Rd
New Castle, PA 16105
400 Oxford Dr., Suite 75
Monroeville, PA 15146
119 Professional Center
1265 Wayne Ave., Suite 305/306
Indiana, PA 15701