Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine focuses on outstanding clinical care, research, and education. Cardiovascular specialists diagnose and manage both acquired and congenital heart conditions with expert skill and compassion. By using every available tool—including lifestyle, medical, and technological advances—we provide the best, most advanced care possible for you.

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
  • Heart attack care among the best in the nation, with some of the lowest mortality rates reported (less than 4%)
  • Diagnostic and treatment options for various heart and vascular conditions and diseases through specialized programs

Learn more about our programs:

Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Program

The Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Program addresses the health needs of adults who were born with heart defects, whether their conditions were treated when they were children or diagnosed later in adulthood.

Anticoagulation Services

Our Anticoagulation Services includes ongoing education, monitoring, blood testing, and dosing when you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners).

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiac Electrophysiology specialists diagnose and treat electrical problems in the heart using therapies that include pharmaceuticals, catheter-based interventions, and implantable devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation provides supervised exercise, education and counseling to help you improve your health and achieve your highest level of function after experiencing a cardiac event.

Cardiovascular Imaging

Cardiovascular Imaging offers a full range of technology and expertise in imaging of the heart and blood vessels, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and MRI.

Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, and Pulmonary Hypertension Program

The Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, and Pulmonary Hypertension Program offers expert evaluation, management, and treatment for complex conditions that affect heart performance.

Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease Programs

The Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease Programs offer catheter­-based procedures to address abnormalities in the blood vessels, valves, and other structures in the cardiovascular system.

The Preventive Cardiology and Lipid Clinic

The Preventive Cardiology and Lipid Clinic offers expert, interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment to prevent cardiovascular disease and to treat the disease once diagnosed.

Sports Cardiology Clinic

The Sports Cardiology Clinic offers comprehensive cardiovascular care and testing for athletes and highly active individuals.

Valvular Heart Disease Program

The Valvular Heart Disease Program presents an array of expertise and options for diseases of your heart valves, including medical, catheter-based and surgical options for advanced disease.

Vascular Medicine Program

The Vascular Medicine Program, together with Vascular Surgery, provides expertise to prevent, diagnose, and treat acute and chronic diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels.