Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Division combines the renowned expertise of its clinicians, researchers and educators with the innovation of one of the world’s leading research universities. Our missions are to provide comprehensive, high quality care to our patients no matter how "high risk" their condition; to advance cardiovascular research and bring new innovations to patient care; and to train cardiovascular specialists of the future.
The Division is home to more than 120 faculty and 45 fellows who are supported by a talented and dedicated team of advanced practitioners, nurses, administrators and staff. Our clinical programs span four downtown Penn Medicine Hospitals (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Pennsylvania Hospital) as well as the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affair Medical Center. Our faculty comprises a substantial part of the Penn Cardiovascular Institute, which fosters cardiovascular science and innovation across the Perelman School of Medicine.
Additionally, we are part of the Heart and Vascular Service Line, which supports cardiovascular clinical programs across all of Penn Medicine. In all of our endeavors, we foster a culture of excellence, diversity, and professional development. We invite you to explore this website to discover our programs, news, and upcoming events.
Thomas P. Cappola, MD, ScM
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine combines the renowned expertise of its clinicians, researchers, and educators with the innovation of one of the world’s leading research universities.
Penn offers the most comprehensive range of cardiovascular clinical services in the region.
Meet the faculty of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Educating tomorrow's leaders in cardiac and vascular medicine, surgery and research.
Learn more about the research programs and clinical trials led by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Learn more about the sections of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Congratulations to the 198 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2017.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.