UAB Medicine

Cardiology - Overview

The UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease strives to be the most advanced in patient care, teaching, and basic and clinical research. The active clinical programs stress excellence in cutting-edge, compassionate, and innovative patient care and technology. This division provides both in-patient and consultative care at UAB Hospital in The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital and at the UAB Heart Health Centers.

Major sections and programs within the division include:
  • ADVANCED HEART FAILURE PROGRAM 
    This program provides care for an extensive range of severe heart conditions through advanced therapies, including medical treatments to manage severe heart failure, heart and lung transplants, interventional treatments for heart failure, and the implantation of mechanical circulatory support devices to support proper heart function.
  • ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
    UAB electrophysiologists use state-of-the-art imaging techniques to diagnose and treat cardiac abnormalities and arrhythmias.
  • GENERAL CARDIOLOGY
    UAB General Cardiology administers comprehensive care with expert cardiologists who treat a wide variety of cardiovascular diseases.
  • HYPERTENSION
    The UAB Hypertension Clinic specializes in the treatment of complicated or high-risk hypertensive patients.
  • INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
    UAB Interventional Cardiology is a leader in providing cardiac care through stenting, catheterization, angioplasty, and other interventional treatments that unblock clogged arteries.
  • PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD) CLINIC 
    The UAB Pulmonary Vascular Disease Clinic offers treatment for a wide range of pulmonary vascular diseases.
  • PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Visit UAB Medicine’s Heart & Vascular Services Website.

 

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