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Whatever comes next in your life, your heart has to come first. And at Penn Medicine, you’ll find some of America’s top doctors, technologies and treatment options right in your own community.

At the #1 heart program in the region, we are dedicated to getting you back to the life you want to live. With the region's largest cardiac arrhythmia, valve disease, vascular surgery, heart failure and heart transplant programs, Penn's experienced teams are committed to delivering more options, more personalized care and more convenient care 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.

Experience Matters

Practice really does make perfect. With more than 240 years’ experience, no team understands that better than the Penn Cardiac Surgery Program. All that experience translates to greater innovations, better outcomes and more options that will help you get back to living your everyday life.

Programs and Services

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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

Aortic Center

Our team of specialists treats more people with aortic disease than any other center in the area.

Cardiac Arrhythmia

Internationally recognized program for diagnosing, treating and researching cardiac arrhythmias

Cardiac Rehab

An outpatient cardiac rehabilitation center is your solution for maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle after a diagnosis of a heart condition.

Cardiac Surgery

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


Offering specialized cardiac care for cancer patients and survivors, bringing together specialists in both cardiology and oncology to treat and protect your heart at every stage of cancer treatment and beyond.

Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease

Treating patients with a broad spectrum of inherited cardiac conditions

Coronary Artery Disease

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

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

Sports Cardiology and Fitness Program

Providing personalized care and recommendations for athletes of all ages and abilities, including those currently dealing with a cardiac condition

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 Health Program

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

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How to Find and Choose a Cardiologist

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