Areas of Expertise

Heart and vascular care at UF Health is provided by a team of nationally known, board-certified cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and vascular surgeons working together to provide comprehensive care to heart and vascular patients. Recognized as one of the nation’s high-performing hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News and World Report, UF Health is committed to providing the highest quality care available to each patient.

Our team provides the most advanced care and uses the most precise diagnostic technologies to diagnose and treat the full range of heart and vascular conditions — from routine, general cardiology care to the most complex, life-saving cardiac surgeries. While on the leading edge of research and innovation, our experts treat thousands of cases every year, providing unique insights into all facets a condition may present and the best treatment plan to address them:

Aortic Disease

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.

The UF Health Aortic Disease Center’s experts combine leading-edge science with compassionate and personalized care. Our multidisciplinary approach benefits patients by providing the expertise of board-certified, fellow-ship trained physicians who specialize in cardiovascular and vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. Our team sees patients from around the world, and approaches each patient with one goal: to provide high-quality, patient-centered care that leads to outstanding outcomes – enabling patients to get back to their lives and their loved ones.

AFib and Arrhythmias

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.

UF Health’s electrophysiology and arrhythmias program offers patients the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies in a patient-centered environment for Atrial Fibrillation and all heart rhythm disorders. Our team takes pride in offering patients personalized treatment plans based on non-invasive evaluation and offers advanced therapies and procedures for patients with arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, tachycardia, atrial flutter and congenital heart rhythm problems.

Cardiovascular Surgery

TAVR, Cardiac 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.

UF Health cardiovascular surgery offers patients the most advanced, minimally invasive cardiac surgery options and technologies in a patient-centered environment. Cardiac care at UF Health includes the expertise of a multi-disciplinary team of cardiologists and cardiac and vascular surgeons who work side by side in the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital to care for patients with heart and vascular diseases. Our surgeons and cardiologists are leading experts in cardiovascular diseases and are at the forefront of the latest research, including multiple clinical trials for new devices and treatment options.

Heart Attack

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.

The UF Health cardiology team is made up of nationally recognized, board-certified experts who provide comprehensive prevention and treatment for all common and complex heart conditions. Our experts take a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to develop customized treatment plans for each patient, and use the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient.

Heart Failure

congestive heart failure

With decades of experience in heart failure therapies, UF Health’s board-certified, nationally recognized heart failure doctors and surgeons are on the leading edge of developing life-saving therapies and treatments enabling patients to enjoy restored quality of life and mobility. UF Health is recognized as a high-performing heart failure hospital by U.S. News & World Report, and our program is designated as a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence by Florida Blue.

Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. There may be a number of causes for this serious condition, and treatment depends on the type and stage of the disease. UF Health cardiologists and cardiac surgeons offer the full range of services for heart failure patients.

Interventional Cardiology

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.

UF Health’s highly skilled interventional cardiology team provides comprehensive care to heart patients using the most advanced, image-guided catheter-based procedures for cardiovascular disease. Identified as one of the nation’s high-performing hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by US News and World Report, the expert team at UF Health is committed to collaborating with each patient to deliver the very best in interventional care.

Valvular Disease

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.

UF Health’s Heart Valve Disease Program combines the latest technology and minimally invasive therapy options with design and amenities for our patients that promote healing and recovery. Our cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons work side-by-side to care for patients with valve diseases, and have been performing heart valve repairs and replacements for more than 20 years. Our experts are at the forefront of the latest research to advance new technologies and treatment options for the most complex, high-risk cases.

Vascular 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.

UF Health’s nationally recognized team of vascular surgeons are board-certified and fellowship-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases. Our experts provide every patient with a comprehensive approach to care and use advanced technologies and innovative therapies to precisely diagnose and treat the most complex cases. Patients can also access the latest therapies and treatments for vascular disease that are only available at UF Health via clinical trials.