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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New Grant for Study Conducted by Dr. Omar Wever-Pinzon
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Aug 28, 2020

New Grant for Study Conducted by Dr. Omar Wever-Pinzon

A study conducted by principal investigator Dr. Omar Wever-Pinzon, MD at the University of Utah Health has been awarded a new grant by the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This grant will be used to further research related to the role of DNA methylation in cardiac failure and recovery. ... Read More

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The Department of Internal Medicine Remembers Dr. Frederick Anderson
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Jun 10, 2020

The Department of Internal Medicine Remembers Dr. Frederick Anderson

The Department of Internal Medicine remembers Dr. Frederick Anderson, a long time faculty member in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine who passed away on June 8th. He is remembered for being a knowledgeable and effective teacher as well as a kind and patient physician. In addition to being an accomplished physician, he was known for his role in the care of Barney Clark, the first recipient of a total artificial heart. ... Read More

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Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes
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Mar 30, 2020

Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes

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University of Utah Health researchers report that local doctors in rural areas who receive specialized training in managing artificial heart pumps and who work in conjunction with cardiovascular experts at a major medical center can care for these patients safely and effectively. This collaborative effort, known as shared care, not only eliminates the need for extensive travel but also eases the financial and emotional strains on many patients.... Read More

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