Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Penn Heart and Vascular Center in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine brings Penn's expert heart and vascular specialists and subspecialists together in one location – providing greater convenience for patients, increasing collaboration among caregivers and catalyzing clinical research. U.S. News and World Report ranks Penn Heart and Vascular as best in the Philadelphia region and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania among the top hospitals in the nation for heart care and heart surgery. These rankings represent Penn's commitment to advancing the science of cardiovascular medicine through research and offering more options to diagnose, treat and manage heart and vascular disease than anywhere else in the region.
Where you turn first matters most
Penn Heart and Vascular's cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons treat every heart condition, from the most common to the most complex. The Penn Heart and Vascular Center brings together physicians and surgeons from every subspecialty of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, and patients benefit from personalized and integrated care plans developed by providers from various clinical specialties.
When the only option is every option
Many of today's latest treatments for heart and vascular disease are developed by clinical researchers at Penn Medicine. This provides patients the opportunity to participate in various clinical trials that lead to new advancements in medical, diagnostic and surgical treatments for heart and vascular disease. Patients at Penn Heart and Vascular have greater access to new and improved treatments before they are available anywhere else in the region.
Best in the region and nationally ranked for adult heart transplantation
Penn Medicine performs more adult heart transplants per year than all other Philadelphia area hospitals combined, making it one of the top five heart transplantation programs in the nation. In addition, Penn offers the most advanced mechanical-assist device options for patients with end-stage heart failure and patients awaiting heart transplantation.
Performing the most valve procedures with the best patient outcomes in Pennsylvania
Penn's Heart Valve Center provides patients with access to interdisciplinary care and customized treatment plans that are necessary to manage valve disease — all in one place. Heart valve patients at Penn are followed throughout their lifetime, which is proven for better outcomes and long term survival. Penn physicians are at the forefront of new technologies and techniques, emphasizing minimally invasive surgery, valve repair over valve replacement when possible, and new options to treat high-risk patients who previously were not good candidates for surgery.
Nationally recognized for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has one of top three largest and most experienced hospital-based cardiac arrhythmia programs in the country for complex heart rhythm disorders. Penn continues to make major contributions to the care of patients with heart rhythm disorders by offering expertise and technology designed to enhance and improve the accuracy, safety and effectiveness of device implantation and catheter ablation therapy for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and ventricular tachycardia (V-Tach).
Region's first comprehensive program for severe aortic disease
Penn's Complex Aortic Disease Program was the first in the region fully dedicated to the timely recognition, treatment and long-term management of patients with severe aortic disease. Our dedicated team of physicians perform hundreds of aortic surgeries each year and more thoracic aortic procedures than any other hospital in the Philadelphia region. Our multidisciplinary structure and comprehensive staffing and facilities have made us a center of first resort for patients and physicians seeking the foremost in care for acute thoracic aortic events and conditions.
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