The Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine has emerged as a national leader in the delivery of high quality cardiovascular care to a large, diverse patient population with simple and complex cardiovascular disorders.
The Division, in partnership with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, provides a full range of services including:
- General Cardiology Consultation
- Coronary Interventional and Structural Heart Disease
- Advanced Heart Failure
- Circulatory Assist Devices and Cardiac Transplantation
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Women’s Heart Disease
- Marfan’s syndrome
- Cardio-Neuromuscular Disorders
Faculty members from the Division have provided groundbreaking research in the area of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction, biomarkers for cardiac injury and cardiac imaging. The clinical excellence of the Division is reflected by the consistent high ranking in U.S. News & World Report. The faculty provide care for inpatients in the Heart and Vascular Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and see outpatients at the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Washington University School of Medicine campus, as well as in the western and southern suburbs of the St. Louis metropolitan area.
The Division has more than 75 faculty members, who are nationally and internationally recognized for their clinical expertise and their research contributions. The Cardiovascular Division has trained more than 300 cardiology fellows, as well as numerous graduate students (PhD and MD/PhD) and post-doctoral research fellows, many of whom have become leaders in academic medicine.