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.  

Electrophysiology Research at UVA

The Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Electrophysiology & Heart Failure program integrates recent advances in cardiac imaging into the care of patients with, or at risk of, heart rhythm disorders.
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UVA Cardiovascular Doctors

UVA Division of Cardiovascular Medicine faculty and fellows are committed to excellence in patient care, teaching, and clinical and basic research.
Current Faculty

Exercise Before Surgery Can Protect Muscles and Nerves

New research from the UVA School of Medicine shows that exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery.
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Support Our Mission

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.

2017 Annual Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Annual Scientific Conference

The 2017 Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Annual Dinner was held in Barcelona, Spain. Attendees included our recent faculty members, Drs. Christopher Kramer, Kenneth Bilchick, Patrick Norton, Michael Salerno,and Howard…

Pulmonary Hypertension Review Committee Grants UVA Four Year Accreditation

We learned February 2018 that after an extensive application process and on-site visit and evaluation, the Pulmonary Hypertension Review Committee has granted UVA’s program a four year accreditation! Particularly noted…

2017 Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium: Controversies & Challenges in Cardiology.

In late 2017, the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine attended the Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium. Our fellows represented us very well.  Over half of our fellows participated in various ways. Our jeopardy…

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure From AHA/ACC Will Effect Millions In U.S.

UVA’s Robert Carey, MD, Served as Vice Chair of Guidelines Committee |  The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released revised national guidelines for hypertension that are…

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