Cardiology, Cardiothoracic, & Vascular Surgery Specialists

Centered at the Cardiovascular Center at University of Utah Hospital, our cardiovascular services include heart care, heart surgery, and treatment for all types of heart disease. Our specialties are cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and many others. We focus our treatment around the patient with customized plans to fit your needs.

You can find our services close to you at one of our neighborhood health centers or through the Outreach Care program that provides specialty care in many communities across the Mountain West. Our program also includes research into specialized conditions that are not treated elsewhere. We continue to grow our team of nationally-recognized specialists and sub-specialists to provide you with the best care possible.

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Cardiac Patient Travels More Than 900 Miles for Aortic Aneurysm Repair

When 71-year-old Utah native Tom Stover had an aortic aneurysm, he had emergency surgery in Washington state, where he lives. After recovering from surgery, Stover received a clean bill of health. However, he knew something still wasn't right. His doctors soon discovered that he had another aneurysm in his aortic wall.

Aortic Dissection Repair Gives Utah Woman Second Chance at Life

When Allie Cochran began experiencing severe chest and abdominal pain, her husband took her to a nearby hospital in Orem. Doctors discovered Cochran had suffered an acute aortic dissection, likely related to a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Cochran was quickly transferred to University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City for emergency surgery.

After Six Years of Living with Mechanical Heart Pump, Patient Receives the Ultimate Gift

Stephen Love suffered a massive heart attack in 2016. The incident left him severely injured with poor odds for survival and an uncertain future. His cardiac team determined he would benefit from the implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) until he could get a heart transplant. Without the LVAD, Love’s health would rapidly decline, leading to an early death.

Rare Aneurysm Cured With Cutting Edge Surgery

Marcia Waggoner's primary care doctor had never seen anything like it. The 76-year-old from St. George tried showing the CT scan to her son, a radiology tech, who passed it along to the team of physicians he works with.

26-Year-Old Goes From Sudden Heart Failure to Transplant Success Story

Ashley Biehl was 26 when she had a heart attack. It sounds unbelievable, but heart disease can happen to anyone—at any age. Don't let heart disease sneak up on you. Know your odds and learn the sign and symptoms.

Cardiac Rehab Puts Utah Man Back on The Hiking Trail After 2nd Open Heart Surgery

Welster Santos couldn’t figure out why he was feeling so sluggish. When had walking become so hard? Medical imaging reveled a heart problem, something that Welster was familiar with. 

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