UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Provides Premier Cardiovascular Care

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio offers advanced, comprehensive care for cardiovascular conditions. Our expert care begins with routine heart screenings and continues through all levels of advanced treatment options and post-treatment follow-up.

At UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, we bring together renowned physicians and leading-edge technologies to give patients the very latest in cardiovascular care. With strong funding from the National Institutes of Health awarded through our primary affiliate Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine for innovative translational research programs, our staff is continuously involved in heart and vascular research and advanced study.

The integrated approach we use at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute involves a unique collaboration among highly trained cardiovascular physicians, surgeons, nurses and technicians. Our renowned team works together to deliver the most advanced, efficient and cost-effective cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment services available.

Experts from a Wide Range of Heart and Vascular Specialties

Patients at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute have access to nationally and internationally recognized cardiovascular physicians and surgeons from a wide range of specialties, including:

Our highly specialized cardiac team works together to customize treatment for each patient’s particular needs.

UH Centers of Excellence Offer Additional Specialized Services

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute encompasses 11 Centers of Excellence for heart and vascular treatment. Each of the 11 heart and vascular centers provides cutting-edge resources, a highly trained staff and essential expertise to help patients benefit from the latest medical techniques for improved patient outcomes.

Our Centers of Excellence

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center>

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center offers comprehensive, expert care to patients suffering from debilitating heart diseases. Our nationally recognized specialists collaborate to develop complete, individualized care plans for each patient, using cutting-edge research and some of the most innovative therapies available. Patients can also benefit from clinical trial therapies only available at a select few institutes across the country.

Cardiovascular Imaging Center>

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiovascular Imaging Center uses the latest and most innovative imaging equipment and techniques to quickly and accurately diagnose a variety of cardiovascular conditions. Our specialists participate in clinical research trials in a continuing effort to improve diagnostic procedures. A full array of cardiovascular imaging services, including echocardiograms, electrocardiograms and stress testing, are available at several convenient locations throughout northeast Ohio.

Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center>

The Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is dedicated to helping patients recover from heart and lung issues or surgery so that they can enjoy a normal, healthy lifestyle. Our rehabilitation team uses a combined approach of exercise, education and counseling and works with nurses, exercise physiologists, dietitians, cardiologists and other specialists to create personalized rehab plans. Through our rehabilitation center services, patients can expect to gain strength, reduce the risk of future cardiovascular and pulmonary illness and improve their overall quality of life.

Congenital Heart Disease Center>

The Congenital Heart Disease Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute assesses and treats a variety of congenital conditions throughout the stages of a patient’s life, which, depending on time of diagnosis, could begin before birth. The center’s multidisciplinary team is comprised of world-class experts who use the most innovative techniques to diagnose and treat an array of congenital heart problems. Our specialists strive to give patients the most comprehensive, personalized care in managing and treating their heart conditions.

Electrophysiology Center>

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Electrophysiology Center uses some of the most advanced technology available to diagnose and assess abnormal heart rhythm in patients, a condition that can be life-threatening. Our team of experts uses the results of an electrophysiology study to determine the course of treatment for each patient, which can mean antiarrhythmic medication or the implantation of a device such as a pacemaker or an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

Evaluation & Prevention Center>

The Evaluation & Prevention Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is dedicating to prompt and accurate diagnosis of existing heart problems as well as the assessment of potential heart disease risk factors. Our team of specialists uses a collaborative approach to evaluate each patient’s condition, and patients can count on personalized care from expert clinicians who will take the time to answer their questions. The Evaluation & Prevention Center offers services at convenient locations throughout the region.

Heart Surgery Center>

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Heart Surgery Center uses traditional procedures as well as some of the most innovative techniques available to treat a wide range of heart conditions. The nationally recognized cardiac surgery program performs operations such as bypass, congenital heart surgery, aneurysm repair and stentless valve replacement. Our multidisciplinary cardiac surgery team consists of a wide array of specialists who are committed to creating individualized treatment plans and providing the highest quality of care to each patient.

Interventional Cardiovascular Center>
For some heart patients, surgery is not always the best option. At UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Interventional Cardiovascular Center, our team of experts evaluates each patient to determine a non-invasive treatment plan that will work best for them. Our heart specialists treat conditions such as coronary heart disease, vascular disease and congestive heart failure.
Research & Innovation Center>

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Research & Innovation Center is comprised of physician-scientists who are world leaders in heart and vascular medicine. Their ongoing clinical research programs are pushing the boundaries of medical progress. A strong emphasis on translational research means that new and innovative treatments and technologies transfer more rapidly from the research laboratory to life-enhancing patient care.

Vascular Center>

The Vascular Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute uses a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose, evaluate and treat patients with vascular disease. Our team of physicians, surgeons and other specialists use cutting-edge diagnostics and innovative therapies to treat a variety of conditions. Expert evaluation determines the best treatment plan for each patient, using both noninvasive options and surgical procedures. The Vascular Center is supported by the Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory, which provides advanced diagnostics and comprehensive patient care.

Women’s Cardiovascular Center>

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of women in the United States, and UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Women’s Cardiovascular Center focuses on the unique aspects of the disease as it manifests itself in women. Working closely with University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, the center not only provides top-quality diagnostics and treatment, but is dedicated to educating women on the signs and symptoms of heart disease, as well as preventative measures that could reduce their risk.

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