Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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. Read more. 

 

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Jan 29, 2021

Seven Questions for a Cardiologist

Dr. John Ryan, MD, MB, BCh, BAO, cardiologist at the U of U health discusses what he thinks the best and worst things you could do for your heart are, as well as why he chose to specialize in cardiology and what developments in the field of cardiology he is most excited about... Read More

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Jan 06, 2021

How One Utah Woman Developed A Heart Murmur After Getting A Strep Infection

As one young woman prepared to go on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints she discovered a heart condition she was unaware of, a heart murmur. Dr. John Ryan, MD, MB, BCh, BAO, Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the U of U Health, who discovered the murmur, talk in this article about the nature of heart murmurs and the treatment options available. Thanks to the hard work done by the doctors at the University, this young women and many others are able to live full lives despite their heart murmur. ... Read More

Internal Medicine
education
Jan 04, 2021

John J. Ryan: Trust in Health Care Means Acknowledging Mistakes

Health care methods and practices are always evolving. These improvements usually come from failure and the reevaluation that follows such failures. Dr. John Ryan, MD, MB, BCh, BAO, Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the U of U Health discusses how failure is a natural part of the improvement process and a way for health care systems to continue to evolve. He encourages people to trust the health care system by acknowledging the failures and understanding that those failures are being used to make improvements. ... Read More

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