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. 

 

Latest News

education
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

Internal Medicine
education
Dec 14, 2020

John J. Ryan: Solution to Medical Misinformation Is Patient Empowerment

Misinformation comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be particularly challenging to tell fact from fiction when it comes to medical misinformation. Dr. John Ryan, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the U of U Health, highlights the challenges that come when patients hold medical beliefs based in misinformation and discusses the best approach to helping patients correct misinformation. ... Read More

Internal Medicine
research
Dec 09, 2020

The Push Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians’ High Heart Risks

South Asian Americans have a higher risk of heart disease or cardiovascular complications. Although many different studies are being conducted to find an answer for this issue, there is still no know cause for this issue. Dr. Kevin Shah, MD, Cardiologist at the U of U Health, encourages people, especially those with comorbidities like heart disease to stay healthy and active. ... Read More

Internal Medicine
research
Nov 16, 2020

Internal Medicine Faculty Accepted into Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program

Congratulations to four faculty members from the Department of Internal Medicine to be selected for the 2021-2022 Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars: Dr. Rebecca Overbury, Division of Rheumatology; Dr. Candace Reno, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes; Dr. Kevin Shah, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; & Sumati Gupta, Division of Oncology. ... Read More

Internal Medicine

Upcoming Events

View Calendar

Help Progress, Give Today

Help support the world-class medical care, education, and research in the division of Cardiovascular Medicine. For questions, please contact Collette Wixom-Call at 208-241-6249.

Give Today!