Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Our department offers comprehensive, high-quality heart care to patients, whether they need treatment for a common condition or one that requires advanced procedures and technology.

Our team-based approach to patient care brings together specialists from cardiovascular medicine, pediatric cardiology, thoracic and vascular surgery, and interventional radiology.

Our programs provide training of the highest caliber, in order to prepare clinicians and researchers who will serve as leaders in academic cardiovascular medicine. We work collaboratively with faculty from many disciplines and departments in the School of Medicine, and fellows have access to highly trained physicians and staff who are deeply committed to patient care.  

Jonathan Lindner, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, researches new ways to image the heart non-invasively to better diagnose heart disease.

"I love getting into a research sandbox where there’s interaction between a diverse set of people.” —Professor Jonathan Lindner, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, on his research about new ways to image the heart non-invasively.

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Cardiovascular Research

Cardiovascular Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Updates

Learn more about the latest University of Virginia Department of Medicine cardiovascular research news and updates.

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Antonio Abbate, MD PhD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, who studies how inflammation impacts heart disease and how to block interleukin-1 so patients feel better.

Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, professor of medicine in the Cardiovascular Division researching how inflammation impacts heart disease and how to block interleukin-1 molecules so patients feel better.

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Community Conversation: Dr. Antonio Abbate

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Research holds enormous promise for bringing innovative strategies to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. UVA physicians and scientists are seeking a better understanding of the cellular and genetic underpinnings of cardiovascular disease, while actively participating in clinical trials to evaluate new treatments.

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Division of Rheumatology Research and Educational Updates – September 2023

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Message from the Chair – September 2023

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Division of Nephrology Research and Educational Updates – August 2023

Message from Mark Okusa MD, Nephrology, Division Chief [caption id="attachment_23521" align="alignleft" width="271"] Mark Okusa MD[/caption] We are grateful to have an exceptional Nephrology team! As we remain COVID-19 vigilant, our…

Message from the Chair – August 2023

I wanted to lead off with some amazing news regarding our research mission this month. In the last several years, the amount of extramural funding support coming to the Department…