Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center

Advanced Heart Failure Team Offers Lifesaving Treatments

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute provides lifesaving treatments for patients suffering from any stage of heart failure, including those who are critically ill, frail, elderly, and those who may be classified by other hospitals as “no option” patients.


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Distinguished Site for Heart Transplant

Located at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is nationally recognized in the top 1% of nearly 5,000 hospitals as a Best Hospital for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report. UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is a distinguished site for heart transplantation, with certification by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Our Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program is Join Commission Certified for meeting rigorous standards to support better patient outcomes.

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute brings the latest medications, devices and stem cell therapies to its patients as a nationally selected site for various clinical trials.

UH Cleveland Medical Center Recognition

Recognition in the top 1% of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationally, as a Best Hospital for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report

Joint Commission Certification of our Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program for meeting rigorous standards to support better patient outcomes

Cardio-Oncology Program

Some forms of cancer therapies, including certain chemotherapy and radiation to the chest, can put cancer patients at an increased risk of having adverse cardiovascular events, particularly within the first five years. As one of a select few institutions globally, University Hospitals offers a Cardio-Oncology Program that provides comprehensive cardiovascular care for all cancer patients.

General Referral Guidelines

Learn more about when your patient should be considered for referral to our Advanced Heart Failure team.

Diagnosis & Treatment

Learn more about our specialized therapies to the unique needs of patients with chronic heart disease and heart failure.

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Patient Care

Learn more about how our Institute provides care for patients diagnosed with heart failure.

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