Aortic Disease Program

The Aortic Disease Program at the University of Utah Health's Cardiovascular Center has an expert clinical team committed to providing innovative care for patients of all ages with aortic disease.

Our multidisciplinary team includes specialty-trained and board-certified cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, and critical care specialists in addition to nurses, physical and occupational therapists, genetic counselors, and research coordinators.

Our comprehensive approach to aortic disease provides leading-edge medical and surgical care for patients throughout the Mountain West.

We also provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for:

What Is an Aortic Aneurysm?

Aortic aneurysms happen when your aorta, the main artery inside your body that’s attached to your heart, starts to bulge. Your aorta plays an important role in your body because it transports oxygen-rich blood from your heart throughout your body. When you have an aortic aneurysm, a part of your aorta can become weak and burst open.

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Why Choose University of Utah Health?

Treating aortic diseases can be challenging. To stay healthy, your doctor needs to correctly diagnose your aortic condition early on. But many patients with aortic disease have no symptoms.

Worse, many people don't find out something is wrong until they go to the doctor's office for another health problem.

Living with aortic disease doesn't have to get in the way of your life. Doctors at University of Utah Health's Aortic Disease Program are specially trained to diagnose and manage aortic diseases.

Our specialists provide high-quality, coordinated care. This means that the services you need are coordinated across different specialists and procedures—giving you the best care from the beginning to the end of your treatment.

Personalized Treatment for Aortic Disease

We know that many patients need personalized treatment options that meet their unique medical needs. We offer a range of treatment options for diseases affecting all areas of the aorta—from the aortic valve to the abdominal aorta. Our treatment options include:

Emergency Care & Transfer Services

We provide 24/7 transfer services and emergency care for patients suffering from acute aortic syndrome. These include the following:

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Inpatient Services

To schedule a consultation with our experts, please call us at 801-585-6740.

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