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Cardiovascular Institute

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Entrance

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center in La Jolla is San Diego’s first comprehensive heart hospital, providing heart and vascular programs in one central location.

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