Cardiology

The Cardiovascular Division of UHealth offers a full suite of cardiovascular services. Using cutting edge technology and the latest treatment advances, heart specialists provide a comprehensive array of diagnostic and treatment services for patients. Basic research followed by the transfer of unique approaches into clinical trials, provide access to patients with novel technologies. A full range of cardiovascular services include:

General cardiology and subspecialty clinics:

in addition to general cardiology services, the cardiovascular division provides multidisciplinary specialized programs

  • evaluation and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,
  • genetic of sudden death,
  • refractory hypertension
  • lipid disorder,
  • unexplained dyspnea,
  • cardiovascular risk in athletes
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • structural heart disease.

Advanced cardiac imaging and diagnostic testing:

  • nuclear cardiology
  • CT angiography
  • cardiac MR
  • echocardiography
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • 3-dimensional techniques,
  • exercise and pharmacological stress testing,
  • metabolic stress testing

Electrophysiology

  • arrhythmia and syncope evaluation
  • ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia
  • implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers
  • resynchronization therapy
  • left atrial appendage exclusion

Interventional cardiology

  • coronary interventions
  • peripheral vascular interventions
  • valvuloplasty,
  • transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • percutaneous treatment of structural heart disease

Dedicated program in structural heart disease:

Therapies for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO), and ventricular and atrial septal defects (ASD, VSD), closure of paravalvular leaks, valvular heart disease.

  • Advanced heart failure: stem cell treatment within ongoing clinical trials, left ventricular assist devices, and heart transplantation
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiology at the University of Miami Health System provides not only outstanding patient care but also completes the triad of academic medicine through its mission to develop break-though research and superb education to cardiovascular specialists in training.

For further information and to arrange for transfers and consultations- Consultations, outpatient appointments
UHeath Connect: 305-243-5757
Area transfers and admissions
Transfer Center: 305-243-8300