Heart & Vascular Centers and Programs

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.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

At the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, our multidisciplinary team offers a full spectrum of specialized care for adults with congenital heart disease. Through a unique partnership between the congenital heart experts at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Congenital Heart Collaborative and UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute patient receive seamless care throughout their lifespan.

Aortic Disease Center

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is recognized as a high-volume center of excellence, providing advanced diagnostic testing and treatment options to patients with any type of heart condition, including aortic diseases and conditions.

Atrial Fibrillation Center

The Atrial Fibrillation Center offers the highest level of expertise in diagnosis and management of AF.

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.

Cardio-Oncology Program

While cancer therapy has improved dramatically over the past several decades with a notable increase in survival rates, some cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can potentially cause heart problems. University Hospitals offers leading-edge cardiovascular care for all cancer patients.

Center for Cardiovascular Genetics

The Center for Cardiovascular Genetics at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute specializes in evaluation, treatment, diagnosis and genetic counseling for individuals of all ages and their family members.

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

The Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, creates a successful path for rapid recovery from heart disease and lung disorders.

Dyspnea Center

For patients experiencing unexplained shortness of breath, or dyspnea, the specialists at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute offer advanced testing capabilities to help diagnose the underlying condition or cause of the breathlessness.

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.

Valve and Structural Heart Disease Center

Experts at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute specialize in evaluating and treating patients with a range of valve and structural heart diseases. The multidisciplinary team of our Valve and Structural Heart Disease Center pioneered the latest noninvasive diagnostic methods and promotes a variety of advanced surgical and nonsurgical minimally invasive therapies available only in select institutions nationally.

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 U.S. The Women’s Cardiovascular Center focuses on the unique aspects of this disease as it manifests itself in women. The center provides tailored diagnostics and treatments, and is dedicated to educating women on the signs and symptoms of heart disease, as well as preventive measures to reduce their risk.

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