About Us

UT Southwestern Medical Center is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading heart disease treatment centers. By combining attentive, compassionate care with our extensive clinical and research resources, we provide patients with individualized care within an environment that is home to one of the pre-eminent health care facilities for heart conditions.

If you have experienced a heart attack or heart failure, have congenital heart disease, or are at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease, our cardiologists, surgeons, researchers, and other specialists have the knowledge, expertise, and medical resources needed to effectively treat your condition and improve cardiovascular health.

Our physicians work in unison with heart disease researchers to provide the most advanced therapeutic techniques available to treat heart conditions. Our diagnostic and treatment facilities enable cardiologists and other specialists to offer advanced tests and procedures that make a valuable contribution to achieving improved cardiovascular health.

The cardiovascular program at UT Southwestern is dedicated to ensuring that patients have access to the state-of-the-art resources needed to treat all forms of cardiovascular disease. Our staff is dedicated to providing the vital diagnostic procedures and interventional therapies needed to improve, cure, and prevent all types of heart disease.

Individual, Personalized Care Combined with National Leadership Status

UT Southwestern’s focus on providing individualized cholesterol management, hypertension control, and cardiac rehabilitation services provides patients with personal cardiovascular education to meet their needs. Exercise training, stress management, and nutritional instruction are specifically tailored with them in mind.

Our dedication to excellence in cardiovascular health care is exemplified by the consistent results achieved by our heart transplant program, which exceeds national averages for one-year, five-year, and 10-year survival rates. The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is also actively involved in groundbreaking clinical and research activities that continually advance the science of cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment.

UT Southwestern is privileged to receive significant support from the American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health, and other leading research organizations in the nation. Our clinicians and scientists participate in a wide range of collaborative projects with other researchers, and effectively apply the latest research findings to give patients access to the most up-to-date breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine.

UT Southwestern’s mission in treating heart disease is to provide personalized care for your specific condition, within a setting that also takes full advantage of the clinical expertise and advanced resources available within one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular programs.