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Innovative Research. Academic Excellence. Patient-centered Care.

The University of Cincinnati Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute is one of three Institutes within the UC Health network, where expert physicians, advanced nurse practitioners and sub-specialty care providers come together with researchers from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to uncover breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine. In the areas of heart, lung and vascular research and care, the Institute is nationally known for discoveries and contributions and translating insights into real treatments that help patients every day.

  • Awards & Recognition

    • 2018 Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award
    • 2018 Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Silver Quality Achievement Award
    • 2017 Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
    • 2016 Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
    • Our Region’s Largest Heart Failure Treatment Center
    • Named a “Top 100” Cardiovascular Hospital by Solucient
    • American Heart Association Silver Quality Achievement Award recipient for demonstrating a high-quality heart failure treatment program, improving patient care and outcomes
    • U.S. News & World Report “High-Performing” Cardiology Recognition
    • First to perform atrial fibrillation ablation in Cincinnati
    • ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award
  • NOTICE: Heater-Cooler Device

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about the potential risk of a very rare infection from a device used to heat and cool blood during open heart surgery.

    Symptoms of the infection, called nontuberculous mycobacteria or NTM, include night sweats, muscle aches, unintentional weight loss, fatigue or unexplained fever. Patients experiencing any of these symptoms should seek medical care.

    For additional information, visit
    If you have any questions, please contact your cardiologist or call 513-585-9887.

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