Heart & Vascular Care

When you need heart or vascular care, our highly skilled cardiologists are ready to see you

If you've been told you're at risk for heart disease, don't wait to schedule an appointment. From everyday heart care to the most complex procedures, we offer leading-edge medicine that's personalized for you.

IU Health is one of the highest-volume heart and vascular programs in the United States. That means we're trusted with some of the most complex procedures involving heart, veins and lungs. In Indiana, more patients choose IU Health for their heart care than anywhere else.

Have you been putting off seeing a cardiologist because you are wondering about the risks with COVID-19? Rest assured, we are here for you. In addition to offering virtual visits, IU Health has taken thoughtful steps to make sure you feel confident and comfortable with the care you receive at our locations.

Learn more about what to expect when you visit an IU Health location.

Heart & Vascular Care During COVID-19

Have you been putting off seeing a cardiologist because you are wondering about the risks with COVID-19? Rest assured, we are here for you. In addition to offering virtual visits, IU Health has taken thoughtful steps to make sure you feel confident and comfortable with the care you receive at our locations.

Learn more about what to expect when you visit an IU Health location.

IU Health is well-known for providing patients with expert heart and vascular care. We performed the first private hospital cardiac transplant in the world. We developed the technology that led to ultrasound of the heart. And we invented an implantable cardioverter. That's to name a few of our innovations.

We combine the highest level of medical expertise, the latest technology and a personal approach to your care to produce the best results. Whether it is testing, treatment for a complex condition, or a surgical solution, we are confident that we can design the best care program for you.

Our Approach to Heart & Vascular Care

IU Health is well-known for providing patients with expert heart and vascular care. We performed the first private hospital cardiac transplant in the world. We developed the technology that led to ultrasound of the heart. And we invented an implantable cardioverter. That's to name a few of our innovations.

We combine the highest level of medical expertise, the latest technology and a personal approach to your care to produce the best results. Whether it is testing, treatment for a complex condition, or a surgical solution, we are confident that we can design the best care program for you.

IU Health Heart & Vascular care reaches across the state. We partner with referring physicians across the country. That allows us to provide patients with innovative and successful treatment options. We value collaboration at every level of care, including:

  • Providing personalized patient care
  • Hosting forums for physicians, support staff, and administrators who share clinical expertise
  • Research in the latest technology

Innovations & Advancements

Our program focuses on pioneering advancements including:

  • The only CV genetics program in the state of Indiana dedicated to serving at-risk family members of patients with diseases such as familial hypercholesterolemia and aortic aneurysm.
  • Our Center for Cardiovascular Care in Athletics performed over 750 EKG screenings on college and university athletes.
  • Clinical trial opportunities in many heart and vascular studies

Experience Makes the Difference

IU Health is home to one of the highest-volume heart and vascular programs in the United States. We offer several specialized heart programs, premier facilities and the latest research and groundbreaking discoveries. This includes the treatment of genetic-based heart disease and elevated lipid levels that don't respond to normal therapy.

We serve the most challenging heart and vascular problems. Experience has made us successful with our patients’ treatments.

Heart & Vascular Care Specialties

The Adult Cardiovascular Genetic Counseling Program

We provide a full range of pre-test and post-test genetic counseling services. This is for adults who have a diagnosis of, or are at risk for developing, inherited heart disease.

The Advanced Lipid Program

We are the only program in the state of Indiana focusing on familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). About 90 percent of individuals with FH in the United States are undiagnosed.

The Aortopathy Screening Program

Patients with aortic disease often need surgical repair of aneurysm. If you've been identified, we offer you an opportunity to undergo genetic evaluation for cause and hereditary risk.

Sports Cardiology

The Center for Cardiovascular Care in Athletics at IU Health offers complete sports cardiology care. This is available for athletes of all ages and skill levels. We use a Sports Cardiology Performance Lab to assess patients for possible heart disorders. We also provide information to better understand and improve an athlete’s performance.

Structural and Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Program

We provide access to specialties inside and outside of cardiology. In collaboration with Riley Children’s Health, this program provides patients with congenital heart disease a seamless continuation of care experience to help them manage their heart conditions. We are the only ACHD program in the state of Indiana recognized by the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA).

Heart & Vascular Clinical Trials

As part of an academic health system, IU Health may have opportunity for you to participate in clinical trials. This can give you access to new treatment options that might not otherwise be available.

Carotid Stent Program

We provide extensive evaluation and treatment of occlusive carotid artery disease including transcervical carotid stenting.

Advanced Arrhythmia Ablation

We offer therapy and advanced procedures to treat cardiac arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation. These range from simple to complex in nature. Our labs feature innovative equipment. When combined with the skills of our physicians and staff, we're able to perform even the most complex ablations.

Heart & Lung Transplant

Our heart transplant and lung transplant providers treat patients with the most advanced heart and lung diseases.

Our services includes:

We treat advanced conditions including:

We also treat many other complex and rare cardiopulmonary conditions.

The Aortic Surgery Program

We are a full-service practice that comprises all aspects of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) and dissection care.

Our expertise includes:

  • All open surgical procedures, including valve-sparing aortic root procedures,
  • Ross procedures
  • Arch replacement
  • Open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
  • Minimally invasive endovascular procedures.

We are the only heart program in the state of Indiana that offers a complete range of aortic surgical care.

Level One Emergency Programs

IU Health offers the most complete scope of Level One and Emergency Programs in Indiana including the following programs:

  • Level One Heart Attack
  • Level One Stroke
  • Level One Trauma
  • Cardiogenic Shock Emergency
  • Pulmonary Embolism Emergency
  • Esophageal Emergency
  • Vascular One Emergency

Why IU Health for Heart & Vascular Care

IU Health Heart & Vascular care reaches across the state. We partner with referring physicians across the country. That allows us to provide patients with innovative and successful treatment options. We value collaboration at every level of care, including:

  • Providing personalized patient care
  • Hosting forums for physicians, support staff, and administrators who share clinical expertise
  • Research in the latest technology

Innovations & Advancements

Our program focuses on pioneering advancements including:

  • The only CV genetics program in the state of Indiana dedicated to serving at-risk family members of patients with diseases such as familial hypercholesterolemia and aortic aneurysm.
  • Our Center for Cardiovascular Care in Athletics performed over 750 EKG screenings on college and university athletes.
  • Clinical trial opportunities in many heart and vascular studies

Experience Makes the Difference

IU Health is home to one of the highest-volume heart and vascular programs in the United States. We offer several specialized heart programs, premier facilities and the latest research and groundbreaking discoveries. This includes the treatment of genetic-based heart disease and elevated lipid levels that don't respond to normal therapy.

We serve the most challenging heart and vascular problems. Experience has made us successful with our patients’ treatments.

Heart & Vascular Care Specialties

The Adult Cardiovascular Genetic Counseling Program

We provide a full range of pre-test and post-test genetic counseling services. This is for adults who have a diagnosis of, or are at risk for developing, inherited heart disease.

The Advanced Lipid Program

We are the only program in the state of Indiana focusing on familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). About 90 percent of individuals with FH in the United States are undiagnosed.

The Aortopathy Screening Program

Patients with aortic disease often need surgical repair of aneurysm. If you've been identified, we offer you an opportunity to undergo genetic evaluation for cause and hereditary risk.

Sports Cardiology

The Center for Cardiovascular Care in Athletics at IU Health offers complete sports cardiology care. This is available for athletes of all ages and skill levels. We use a Sports Cardiology Performance Lab to assess patients for possible heart disorders. We also provide information to better understand and improve an athlete’s performance.

Structural and Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Program

We provide access to specialties inside and outside of cardiology. In collaboration with Riley Children’s Health, this program provides patients with congenital heart disease a seamless continuation of care experience to help them manage their heart conditions. We are the only ACHD program in the state of Indiana recognized by the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA).

Heart & Vascular Clinical Trials

As part of an academic health system, IU Health may have opportunity for you to participate in clinical trials. This can give you access to new treatment options that might not otherwise be available.

Carotid Stent Program

We provide extensive evaluation and treatment of occlusive carotid artery disease including transcervical carotid stenting.

Advanced Arrhythmia Ablation

We offer therapy and advanced procedures to treat cardiac arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation. These range from simple to complex in nature. Our labs feature innovative equipment. When combined with the skills of our physicians and staff, we're able to perform even the most complex ablations.

Heart & Lung Transplant

Our heart transplant and lung transplant providers treat patients with the most advanced heart and lung diseases.

Our services includes:

We treat advanced conditions including:

We also treat many other complex and rare cardiopulmonary conditions.

The Aortic Surgery Program

We are a full-service practice that comprises all aspects of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) and dissection care.

Our expertise includes:

  • All open surgical procedures, including valve-sparing aortic root procedures,
  • Ross procedures
  • Arch replacement
  • Open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
  • Minimally invasive endovascular procedures.

We are the only heart program in the state of Indiana that offers a complete range of aortic surgical care.

Level One Emergency Programs

IU Health offers the most complete scope of Level One and Emergency Programs in Indiana including the following programs:

  • Level One Heart Attack
  • Level One Stroke
  • Level One Trauma
  • Cardiogenic Shock Emergency
  • Pulmonary Embolism Emergency
  • Esophageal Emergency
  • Vascular One Emergency

Heart Scans

Are you at risk for heart disease? Find out with a heart scan from leading heart and vascular experts. It's convenient, simple and it might save your life.

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Heart Scans

Are you at risk for heart disease? Find out with a heart scan from leading heart and vascular experts. It's convenient, simple and it might save your life.

Patient Stories for Heart & Vascular Care