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.  

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Community Conversation

Dr. Patricia Rodriguez-Lozano discusses heart disease on Community Conversation. Chest pain is the most common heart disease symptom in everyone. The difference is that women have other associated symptoms — like shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, and some emotional distress.

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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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Latino Community Health Initiative During COVID-19

Latinos are among the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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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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Cardiovascular Medicine Research and Educational Update – June 2023

Message from Christopher Kramer MD, Cardiovascular Medicine, Division Chief The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023. It will celebrate its reputation for excellence in patient care,…

Message from the Chair – June 2023

Welcome to June and a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Division of Cardiology. The Division of Cardiology has a rich history of excellence in all areas, with world-class…

Message from the Chair – May 2023

This month we bring in two new Department of Medicine traditions. First, the Department hosted the first retreat focused on mid-to-later-career faculty, where we discussed key issues such as wellness,…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Research and Education Update – May 2023

Message from Michael Nelson, MD PhD, Asthma, Allergy & Immunology, Division Chief [caption id="attachment_23336" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michael Nelson, MD, PhD[/caption] This year, I want to highlight just how much the…