WHO WE ARE

Here for your heart

UF Health Heart and Vascular Care advances the science of cardiac care – not for what advances can do, but for whom they can help. Let us help you or someone you love.

Cardio Team

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Aortic Disease

Our mission at the UF Health Aortic Disease center is to deliver expert, patient-centered aortic care resulting in outstanding patient outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team uses advanced technologies and innovative therapies to diagnose and treat the most complex aortic diseases.

aortic center

Atrial Fibrillation

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and nationally recognized expertise, UF Health’s electrophysiology experts offer a wide range of procedures to accurately diagnose and treat Atrial Fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders.

atrial fibrillation

Cardiovascular Surgery

The mission of UF Health cardiovascular surgery is to provide the most advanced surgical options to heart and vascular patients. Our skilled team of surgeons, staff and world-class facilities provide excellent treatment to every patient that enters our doors.

TAVR, Cardiac Surgery

Heart Attack

UF Health cardiologists focus on the prevention of heart attack and medical management of heart conditions that lead to and result from heart attack. Patients benefit from UF Health’s advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies, and the multidisciplinary collaboration between UF Health’s nationally known heart and vascular experts.

heart attack

Heart Failure

The mission of UF Health cardiothoracic surgery is to provide the most advanced surgical options to heart and vascular patients. Our skilled team of surgeons, staff and world-class facilities provide excellent treatment to every patient that enters our doors.

congestive heart failure

Interventional Cardiology

Board-certified UF Health interventional cardiology experts specialize in minimally invasive, catheter-based surgical procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease and heart valve disease.

interventional cardiology

Valvular Disease

UF Health’s Heart Valve Disease Program combines the latest technology and minimally invasive treatment options with the expertise of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons who have decades of experience in performing heart valve repairs and replacements.

cardiac surgery

Vascular Surgery

UF Health vascular surgeons provide expert care for the full range of vascular diseases, collaborating with UF Health cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and other experts to provide patients with comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment plans unique to the needs of each individual.

vascular surgery

PATIENT STORIES

Two transplants give Lizeth new life

https://youtu.be/INdJgDGfvUg As a young twenty-something who stayed busy with friends and family, Lizeth realized something was wrong during the…

Lizeth

Michael gets his beat back

Michael Jansen, 66, is a tall, lean Midwesterner with a soft Missouri drawl, an easy laugh and kind…

Michael Jansen

A new outlook for Noah

New parents Debra and Zak Jarabat were overjoyed by the birth of their first child, Noah, a…

Noah

HEAd start to a healthy heart

UF Health ranked among nation’s best in 14…

No other Florida hospital has as many adult and pediatric specialties ranked among the nation’s best as University of Florida Health Shands…

aerial view of UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville

Eating right and staying balanced in 2021

The weather is warming and outdoor fun is just around the corner — springtime is here. With spring always comes cleaning, and we at UF Health want…

family making dinner

Heart disease and cancer: A toxic relationship

When the calendar changes to February, red and pink heart-shaped candy fills store shelves in preparation for Valentine’s Day. Let those hearts…

heart

MEDICAL MINUTE

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Medical Minute

The official podcast of UF Health provides engaging insight on today’s trending health care topics. Earn CME credits while learning about clinical issues and research advances from experts at UF Health Shands Hospital, part of one of the nation’s top academic health centers. Subscribe to UF Health MedEd Cast and join the conversation!

OPEN-HEARTED HELPERS

UF Health — Where patients are treated like family

Drs. Thomas Beaver and Juan Aranda talk about the UF Health heart and vascular team’s high level of collaboration and dedication to providing patients with outstanding care.

Drs. Thomas Beaver, left, and Juan Aranda help make up a distinguished heart team at UF Health. Play Video