Penn Heart and Vascular

Women's Heart Health Program

Women's Cardiovascular Center at Pennsylvania Hospital

The Women's Cardiovascular Center at Pennsylvania Hospital provides specialized services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of women with cardiovascular disease. Penn's experienced team understands the gender differences associated with heart disease and provides comprehensive care for those most at risk for cardiovascular disease and its associated complications.

Mission

The mission of the Women's Cardiovascular Center is to deliver comprehensive cardiac care to improve the health of women. Penn's physicians communicate closely with each woman's primary care physician, obstetrician and gynecologist to deliver a unified and complete health care program. The Center is also designed to accommodate patients who wish to be evaluated by female providers.

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Penn's multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, nurses and other health care professionals is devoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women. The Center offers:

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

On-Site Testing

Prevention and Treatment

  • Lipid modification
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress reduction
  • Treatment of high blood pressure
  • Weight loss

Location

Women's Cardiovascular Center
Farm Journal Building, 3rd Floor
230 W. Washington Square
Philadelphia, PA 19106