VCU Medical Center’s Cardiovascular services are ranked 51st in the nation by US News and World Report. The Division of Cardiology provides excellent care for every aspect of cardiovascular disease, from early detection of heart disease to treatment of the most complex cardiac conditions. Clinical program areas include non‐invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiac arrhythmias (electrophysiology), acute chest pain management, heart failure, advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation and cardiac devices.
The Division operates and provides its services through the Pauley Heart Center in conjunction with the Division of Cardiology, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. Seamless collaboration amongst these Cardiology divisions through the Pauley Heart Center allows the Division of Cardiology to offer quality, comprehensive, cost-effective, state-of-the-care care to its patients. This environment also allows for pioneering research for advancing scientific knowledge and an ideal training setting for students and professionals alike.
The Division of Cardiology is the second largest division of the VCU Department of Internal Medicine with more than 30 board‐certified cardiologists, seven of whom have joint appointments at the McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center. All Division of Cardiology physicians hold faculty positions in the VCU School of Medicine, and are involved in clinical and basic research as well as clinical care.