For over 50 years the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah has maintained a dedicated team of cardiologists, nurses and staff to provide high quality cardiovascular care to Utahns and residents throughout the Mountain West. Our mission to serve our patients and their families is firmly linked to our chartered commitment to cutting-edge care of cardiac disease through discovery, research, and education, especially for the next generation of cardiovascular specialists.
University of Utah Health cardiologist Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology. ... Read More
Congratulations to Dipayan Chaudhuri, MD, PhD, (cardiovascular) for being selected to receive an award from the Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program to continue his research in cardiovascular disease.... Read More
Earlier this year, 26-year-old, Ashley Biehl survived a heart attack. She never expected it could happen to her. Ashley shares her story from the American Heath Association 2017 Heart and Stroke Walk. ... Read More
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension can cause shortness of breath and extreme fatigue. It's caused by high blood pressure in arteries between the heart and lungs. A heart catheterization can help detect the condition that can be misdiagnosed. ... Read More
Results from a study following individuals who received gastric bypass surgery demonstrated that gastric bypass surgery is not only effective for long-term weight loss, but has an impact on the prevention of diabetes, as well as hypertension and dyslipidemia. ... Read More
Radiofrequency catheter ablation lowered hospitalization and mortality rates by 47 and 44 percent respectively in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a contributing factor to heart failure. ... Read More