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Cardiovascular Institute

COVID-19 update: Our providers are seeing patients and we have resumed necessary surgeries and procedures. Video visits are available for many appointment types. For in-person visits and procedures, we have increased our safety measures to protect you and our caregivers. Call 858-657-8530 and we will guide you to the most appropriate type of care.

Cardiovascular Care and COVID-19


Vice Chancellor David Brenner, MD, and our Cardiovascular Institute Co-Executive Directors Drs. Michael Madani and Ehtisham Mahmud discuss how COVID-19 can impact heart health and how UC San Diego Health leads the way in providing care for during this time. 

As part of the only academic health system in San Diego, the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health is a hub of discovery and innovation.

Our physicians and researchers are on the front lines of fighting heart and vascular diseases — at patient bedsides, in the research lab, and in our community.

The technologies, techniques and treatments we develop are setting standards in cardiac care.

Treatment Programs

Full list of conditions we treat

Highly Specialized Care

Our specialists come from the fields of cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, cardiac imaging, vascular surgery and other specialties, which means we can collaborate to provide services available only at the nation's top health systems.

Heart surgery at UC San Diego Health


We serve patients at several locations in La Jolla, Hillcrest, Encinitas, Murrieta and Rancho Bernardo.
See our cardiovascular locations