Our Heart & Vascular Care Team

Trust the specialists on our cardiovascular team to take good care of your heart. The heart and vascular experts at UNC Medical Center use a wide range of innovative technology typically associated with an academic medical center, so you’ll get top-notch care close to home.

Because heart and vascular diseases are complex to diagnose and treat, you’ll want providers who only focus on heart and vascular diseases to care for you. At UNC Medical Center, you’ll find:

  • Board-certified specialists who meet nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge, experience and skills
  • Dedicated nurses, including nurses with board certification and specialized training in heart and vascular care
  • Compassionate, comprehensive care from specialists who take their time to get to know you and give you personalized treatment
  • Specialists who use, develop and advance innovative technology through research

Cardiovascular Specialists Working Together for You

When you choose a UNC Medical Center heart and vascular specialist, you’ll benefit from our collaborative, team approach to care. That means you’ll have the knowledge and experience of the entire heart and vascular team working for you. Your team will include:

  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiac surgeons
  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Heart failure specialists
  • Heart transplant surgeons
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Ventricular assist device (VAD) specialists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses

Multidisciplinary Team

UNC Medical Center’s heart and vascular care program offers a multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular specialists, where each contributes individual knowledge, expertise, and resources to provide the best and most comprehensive care and treatment possible.

Shared Care

We’ll also keep your primary care doctor or referring physician involved through shared care. In shared care, we work together toward a common goal—improving your health. If you prefer to have your doctor act as your primary source for heart failure care, you can visit UNC Medical Center for a one-time consultation.

Contact Us

Call the Heart & Vascular Center referral line at 984-974-2900 to find specialists, make an appointment or learn more about preventing heart disease.

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