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For generations, people with serious heart problems have turned to Johns Hopkins cardiologists and cardiac surgeons for help. Recognized worldwide, Hopkins cardiologists provide comprehensive care of the highest quality, ensuring that patients receive the most advanced treatments known to medicine.
Our cardiology program features expert physicians who diagnose and treat common and rare cardiac diseases. Some of these may include:
- Coronary artery disease
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Heart Failure
- Cardiomyopathies - dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive
- Cardiac arrhythmia
- Valvular Heart disease
- Aortic and Mitral Stenosis
- Aortic and Mitral Regurgitation
- Mixed valvular heart disease
- Inherited Heart Disease
See a full list of cardiac conditions.
Our cardiologists provide expert treatment for cardiac disease. Following are some of the procedures we perform:
- coronary angioplasty (PCI)
- Arrhythmia ablations
- Pacemaker insertion
- AICD (automatic internal cardioverter defibrillator) insertion
- Balloon dialation of diseased valves
- Catheter-based replacement of a diseased aortic valve
- Heart transplantation
See a full list of cardiac treatments.
Cutting-edge Research for New Treatments
At the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute, cardiac specialists will swiftly translate laboratory discoveries into new treatments, with the ultimate goal of saving more lives from heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
Now, this superb program is looking to advance further by establishing the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute within the new Cardiovascular & Critical Care Tower, which will seamlessly integrate state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services.
In this new facility, patients will experience personalized medical care in a high tech environment, while having the advantage of the research and education assets unique to Hopkins. Specialists in every branch of cardiac care - cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular medicine, vascular surgery, radiology and critical care anesthesia - will work collaboratively in a hospital setting designed to foster innovative treatments and accelerate the science of medicine.