Heart & Vascular Center

Heart & Vascular Center recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-2022

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is rated as high-performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, and heart failure by U.S. News & World Report in 2021-2022.

U.S. News Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair badge - 21-22
U.S. News Aortic Valve Surgery badge - 21-22
U.S. News Heart Attack badge - 21-22
U.S. News Heart Bypass Surgery badge - 21-22
U.S. News Heart Failure badge - 21-22

The Heart & Vascular Center, part of a nationally recognized academic health system, provides expert, coordinated care for diseases of the heart and blood vessels. This results in the highest level of expertise and a wide range of options for you during the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of heart disease.

We provide 24/7 heart attack care and treat more than 800 patients with heart attacks every year, more than most other academic health centers in New England. Our heart attack care is among the best in the nation, with some of the lowest mortality rates reported (less than 4%). Our focus is on compassionate care that helps you to live longer and better.

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Pulmonary Hypertension Program award

Our Pulmonary Hypertension Program has been designated as a Regional Clinical Program (RCP) by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Learn more about this program

In this video, patients share their story about how the doctors and nurses at the Heart & Vascular Center saved their life.

How we advance patient care, research, and education

Support our cardiovascular research and community education programs

Dartmouth-Hitchcock programs thrive on your generous support. Please consider making a gift to support HVC CARES—our community awareness and education program—or our cardiovascular research initiatives.

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