Nationally Recognized Advancements in Heart & Vascular Care

The University of Chicago Medicine is a leader in innovative, comprehensive patient care. Our cardiac and vascular experts have pioneered treatments and continue to make advancements in patient care. We are one of the nation's most comprehensive programs using robotic surgery for cardiovascular operations and a nationally acclaimed program in bloodless cardiac surgery and cardiovascular imaging. 

Groundbreaking Therapies for Complex Conditions

Our surgeons are pushing the boundaries of nonconventional approaches to cardiac and vascular surgery, offering groundbreaking therapies and clinical trials that give patients better options. Our cardiologists and surgeons specialize in heart and multi-organ transplant, ventricular assist device implants, complex cardiac reconstruction, minimally invasive heart valve and arrhythmia surgeries. Our expert vascular surgeons treat complex abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, peripheral arterial disease and more. Vascular experts at UChicago Medicine also treat a wide scope of vein conditions, such as venous ulcers, deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins. 

Premier Research Center

Our doctors not only provide the highest level of care — they’re also leaders in research who are developing new and better treatments for heart and vascular disease. UChicago Medicine is the home to one of the oldest cardiovascular research programs funded by the National Institutes of Health. Our physician-scientists are involved in numerous studies of promising new treatments. This means our patients have access to the latest therapies not widely available.