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.  


Cardiovascular Research

Discover the latest progress and research interests within the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
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UVA House Call with Dr. Nishtha Sodhi

Dr. Nishtha Sodhi, a structural and interventional cardiologist, discusses valvular heart disease.

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.

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – December 2019

The December 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features an end-of-year message from each Division. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The…

Year-end Message and Summary From Dr Christopher Kramer – Division Chief Cardiovascular Medicine

During 2019, Cardiology experienced unprecedented growth in hiring new faculty across all sections of the division. This included three in non-invasive, one in electrophysiology, one in interventional, one in advanced…

December 2019 Updates and Notes

  Congratulations to UVA Health on having 233 of its doctors selected for 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America List. We are proud to report that 65 Department of Medicine faculty…

DOM Updates and Notes – October 2019

Awards, Publications, and New Faces A division-wide welcome to John Kim, MD who is a new provider in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. You may read more about Dr Kim…