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Quality Leadership Cardiology
For over 50 years, the Cardiovascular Institute has been a leader in providing a solution to patients who have diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including coronary artery disease, heart rhythm abnormalities, pulmonary hypertension, valvular heart disease, vascular disease, aortic disease, carotid artery disease and infections of the heart. By using our expertise and our innovative diagnostic and treatment techniques, we have achieved a distinguished reputation for excellence in our mission to treat cardiovascular diseases.
Breathing a Sigh of Relief
|Spend a few minutes with Jean Magazzu and you’ll quickly be captivated by her energy. She radiates a passion for life with her vivacious personality and infectious laugh. Life is a celebration for this 45-year-old Mt. Lebanon resident, after the serious medical ordeal she experienced just a few months ago.
“Breathing was becoming extremely difficult for me and I was constantly exhausted. It was a very frightening experience,” Jean recalls.
Read more of Jean's story...
The Cardiovascular Institute combines expert doctors with advanced research and cutting-edge technology to provide compassionate patient care.
Our leading health professionals provide the entire spectrum of cardiac care. As part of their focus on patients, our doctors are prepared to act either as the primary cardiac caregiver or as a partner to the patient’s referring physician.
The Cardiovascular Institute provides comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Our specialties include:
- Aortic Disease
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Cardiac Imaging
- Cardiac Rhythm Management
- Cardiac Surgery
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Pulmonary Hypertension Program
- Valvular Heart Disease
- Women's Heart Center
We are committed to providing world-class healthcare in your hometown. The affiliated institutions of West Penn Allegheny Health System serve Pittsburgh and the surrounding five-state area.
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Information for Patients
At the Cardiovascular Institute, we provide specialized cardiac care that is recognized both across the country and around the world. With 11 heart-care physicians named to "Best Doctors in America" and a heart transplant survival rate that is among the best in the nation, our doctors and an entire team of healthcare professionals are saving and changing lives every day.
To contact us for non-emergency issues, please use the address or phone number below.
The Cardiovascular Institute
at West Penn Allegheny Health System
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Learn more about Cardiovascular Disease in our Health Library.