Specialists at the Heart & Vascular Center provide comprehensive care for the entire spectrum of cardiovascular diseases. Our Heart & Vascular Center features physician specialists in cardiovascular medicine, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, vascular medicine, cardiovascular anesthesiology, and cardiovascular imaging. Working together with nurses who specialize in cardiovascular care, physician assistants, physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers, this collaboration of multidisciplinary expertise enables us to address every aspect of our patients' needs.
Programs and Specialties
Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy
This program offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient clinical services to adults with cardiomyopathy and heart failure, from diagnosis to cardiac catheterization and innovative medical- and device-based treatments. Learn more about the Center for Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy.
Aortic Disease Center
The Center provides 24-hour rapid response for acute aortic emergencies, collaborative, multi-specialty care for patients with complex aortic diseases and personalized treatment plans that reflect care for the whole patient. Learn more about the Aortic Disease Center.
Cardiac Amyloidosis Program
Our Heart & Vascular Center offers a unique program that focuses exclusively on caring for patients with cardiac amyloidosis, a rare condition caused by the abnormal buildup of amyloid (protein) in the heart. Learn more about the Cardiac Amyloidosis Program.
Cardio-oncology Program and Tumors of the Heart
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center collaborate to provide one of only a few programs in the country that brings together expert oncologists and cardiologists to provide optimal cardiovascular care for cancer patients. Learn more about the Cardio-oncology Program and Tumors of the Heart.
Cardiovascular Imaging Program
This program combines the expertise of multiple disciplines—cardiology, radiology, nuclear medicine, molecular biology, medical physics and chemistry—and incorporates the use of all imaging types, including echocardiography, CT, MRI, nuclear cardiology, PET/CT, CT/MRI and ultrasound. Learn more about the Cardiovascular Imaging Program.
Cardiovascular Informatics Program
The Cardiovascular Informatics Program optimizes clinical and administrative staff workflow and data accessibility/interpretability for research and quality improvement. Learn more about the Cardiovascular Informatics Program.
Complex Consultative Cardiology Program
Our Complex Consultative Cardiology Program’s team of over 100 cardiologists is nationally recognized for their innovative and research–based work to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent heart disease. Learn more about the Complex Consultative Cardiology Program.
Congenital Heart Failure and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
The Congenital Heart Failure and Adult Congenital Heart Disease program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital, is helping adults born with heart conditions to live longer and healthier lives. Learn more about the Congenital Heart Failure and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program.
Our multidisciplinary team collaborates with experts throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital to provide exceptional care for patients with a wide variety of medical problems that are suspected or known to have a genetic basis. Learn more about Genomic Medicine.
Heart and Vascular Genetics Program
This program’s specialists have been at the forefront of research into the molecular basis for inherited heart disease, and have been applying that knowledge to the clinical setting, enhancing the care of patients and their families. Learn more about the Heart and Vascular Genetics Program.
Heart Disease in Women
Focused on developing new sex- and gender-specific strategies for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of coronary heart disease in women. Learn more about Heart Disease in Women.
Heart Rhythm Disorders Program
Patients with the most complex types of heart rhythm disturbances, known as arrhythmias, are evaluated and treated by this program’s widely recognized team of experts. Learn more about the Heart Rhythm Disorders Program.
Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
(VAD and ECMO) Program
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support (VAD and ECMO) Program is committed to providing the best and most appropriate care for our patients with advanced heart disease, ensuring comprehensive, compassionate, safe, and expert care. Learn more about the Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support (VAD and ECMO) Program.
Heart Valve Translational Research Program
The Heart Valve Translational Research Program (HVTRP) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital was developed to find treatments to cure heart valve diseases through innovative, multidisciplinary research. Learn more about the Heart Valve Translational Research Program.
Interventional Cardiology Program
The Interventional Cardiology Program provides the complete spectrum of diagnostic tests and non-surgical interventional treatments in our state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Learn more about the Interventional Cardiology Program.
Medical and Surgical Management of Diseases of Arteries and Veins
Specialists at the Heart & Vascular Center collaborate to provide world-class medical and surgical management of diseases of arteries and veins.
Medical, Interventional and Surgical Management of Coronary Artery Disease
Experts at the Heart & Vascular Center employ a multidisciplinary approach to the medical, interventional and surgical management of coronary artery disease.
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Program
This program features a multidisciplinary group of physicians who are proficient in the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiac valve syndromes and disorders. Learn more about the Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Program.
Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease
Cardiovascular medicine experts direct a full range of prevention and wellness services for patients with cardiovascular disease and those at risk. Learn more about the Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease.
Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure Program
Together with experts from The Lung Center, this integrated program coordinates care for patients at an increased risk of heart complications due to their pulmonary disorder. Pulmonary and cardiovascular specialists provide superior care for patients during the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of their disease. Learn more about the Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure Program.
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
A multidisciplinary team of physicians treat patients with a variety of pulmonary vascular diseases, including those resulting from congenital heart disease and end-stage lung diseases. For patients with unexplained shortness of breath, we use advanced cardiopulmonary performance and exercise diagnostics to precisely determine the underlying cause. Learn more about the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program.
Rapid Response Teams
The Heart & Vascular Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has three multispecialty teams for rapid assessment, triage, and management of patients with acute cardiac conditions. Learn more about the Rapid Response Teams.
Raynaud’s Disease Clinic
A multidisciplinary team of vascular medicine, rheumatology, pulmonary vascular, plastic surgery, and other medical specialists collaborate to provide the most appropriate and effective care for patients with Raynaud’s. Learn more about the Raynaud’s Disease Clinic.
Rehabilitation after Heart Disease, Intervention and Surgery
This outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program of medically supervised lifestyle and exercise is for patients who have cardiovascular disease or are recovering from heart surgery or a cardiac procedure. Learn more about Rehabilitation after Heart Disease, Intervention and Surgery.
Structural Heart Disease Program
A team of specialists provides innovative care for patients with advanced and complex structural heart disease. Learn more about the Structural Heart Disease Program.
Surgical Treatment of Heart Valve Disease
This multidisciplinary group of cardiologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, and surgeons are experts in diagnosing and treating all cardiac valve syndromes and disorders, including mitral valve prolapse and aortic valve regurgitation. Learn more about the Surgical Treatment of Heart Valve Disease.
Our board-certified vascular medicine physicians treat thousands of patients each year for common diseases and complex conditions of the circulatory system. Learn more about Vascular Medicine.
This page was last modified on 10/19/2016