Penn Heart and Vascular Center combines the renowned expertise of its clinicians, researchers and educators to provide comprehensive, high quality care to all patients, no matter how "high risk" their condition.

Ellen Goodman

Heart Failure Following Cancer Treatment

30 years ago, Ellen beat cancer and went on to have a happy, successful adulthood. However, the treatment had permanently damaged her heart. She thought her life was over due to congestive heart failure, but then she came to Penn.

Watch Ellen's Story

Never Settle

At the #1 heart program in the region, Penn will never settle until we get you back to the life you want to live. With the region's largest cardiac arrhythmia, valve disease, heart failure and heart transplant programs, Penn's world-class cardiac care teams are committed to delivering more options, more personalized care and more convenient access close to home.

We are also home to the Cardiovascular Research Institute where Penn researchers are relentlessly pursuing new advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions.

Programs and Services

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Program between Penn and CHOP specializing in adult patients born with heart problems.

Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Specialized medical imaging providing high resolution cardiovascular images

Cardiac Arrhythmia

Internationally recognized program for diagnosing, treating and researching cardiac arrhythmias

Cardiac Surgery

Spearheading innovative, less-invasive approaches to the full range of cardiovascular diseases

Complex Aortic Disease

Experts in detecting, treating and managing complex aortic disorders

Coronary Artery Disease

Offering the full range of medical, interventional and surgical options for heart disease

Familial Cardiomyopathy

Treating patients with a broad spectrum of inherited cardiac conditions

Heart Failure

A national leader in the treatment of heart failure and one of the largest programs in the nation

Heart Valve Disease

Performing more valve surgeries than any other hospital in Pennsylvania

Interventional Cardiology

Offering non-surgical treatments for many forms of heart disease

Lipid Disorders

Reducing cardiac events in patients with high cholesterol and triglycerides

Preventive Cardiovascular

Specializing in the assessment and management of patients who at risk for heart disease

Primary Cardiology

Offers patients with cardiovascular disease the highest level of medical expertise

Pulmonary Hypertension/Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program

Providing expert diagnosis and treatment for patients with pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular disease

Vascular Medicine

Providing comprehensive, non-surgical care for patients with vascular conditions

Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Providing the most advanced surgical and endovascular care for vascular disease

Ventricular Assist Devices

Providing immense depth and experience in the treatment of advanced heart failure

Women's Cardiovascular Center

Designed to meet the challenges of accurately diagnosing and treating heart disease in women

From Our Blog

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How to Find and Choose a Cardiologist

Believe it or not, there are many different reasons that people seek out the care of a cardiologist. From those without symptoms to those with active disease, cardiologists comprise a specialty that is geared toward both the prevention and treatment of heart disease.

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