The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Heart & Vascular Center provides comprehensive, patient-centered care for men and women with heart disease. From world-class cardiologists skilled in the latest, most effective treatments to immediate access to a robust team of physician specialists to compassionate nursing and convenient appointment scheduling, we meet every patient and family need inside the region's most integrated and technologically-equipped cardiovascular center.
One of the largest cardiovascular centers in the United States, the Heart & Vascular Center—nationally ranked in the specialty of cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report — treats over 50,000 outpatients and 7,000 inpatients and performs more than 8,000 procedures annually at the state-of-the-art Shapiro Cardiovascular Center.
Bench to Bedside: Translating Research to Treatment
From concept to care, our cardiology specialists forge ahead with revolutionary ideas: fostering them in BWH research laboratories, shepherding them through years of clinical trials and ushering these new treatments, medications and technologies into clinical practice worldwide.
The discoveries of BWH cardiologists—past and present—have been life-changing for people with heart disease:
Preventing heart attacks with aspirin therapy;
Halting the progression of heart failure with ACE inhibitor medications and the new drug LCZ696 or Entresto;