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Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all heart, vascular and thoracic diseases, with special emphasis on angioplasty, peripheral vascular blockages and limb salvage, cardiac surgery, heart and lung transplantation, and surgery for aneurysms. Consultations, tests and procedures are provided in collaboration with a number of community health systems. Same-day cardiology consultations are available during regular business hours at our Madison cardiovascular clinics.

 

News: Is Most Younger Women's Heart Disease Preventable? (Reuters)

 

 
 

Meet Joe

 

In the immediate aftermath of heart surgery, Joe Servick followed a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation routine that involved exercise and nutrition counseling.

UW Health Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care's Heart Valve Clinic: Edwards SAPIEN valve procedure  

Breakthrough in Valve Treatment

 

Offered at our Heart Valve Clinic, the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve is for patients with severe aortic stenosis and allows physicians to work non-surgically via the femoral artery rather than open surgery in the chest.

 

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Meet Dr. Bartlett

 

Dr. Heather Bartlett leads the UW Health Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, treating patients who face different cardiac issues than adults with acquired heart disease. Learn more about Dr. Bartlett

Help your heart while eating great food. Check out UW Health's Heart-Healthy Recipes

Eat Heart Healthy

 

You can help your heart health and enjoy great-tasting food at the same time.

 

UW Health Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care: Three cardiac surgeons  

Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)

 

UW Hospital offers these heart pumps that pump blood when a patient's heart isn't able to do the work.

 

Learn more about VAD

 

Watch our surgery videos

UW Health Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care minimally-invasive surgery: Surgeons in the operating room  

Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

UW Health surgeons use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, with benefits to patients including less pain, shorter hospital stays and a quicker return to the lifestyle to which they're accustomed.

 

Our minimally invasive surgeries

 

Go Red For Women

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UW Health Faint and Fall Clinic