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Heart and Vascular Care That Doesn't Miss a Beat

Your heart never rests. And when you're facing heart disease or a vascular condition, we'll never stop supporting you either. Our leading cardiovascular teams bring nationally ranked, accredited and innovative services to the western suburbs, treating common and complex conditions with the utmost expertise.

At UChicago Medicine AdventHealth, our patients can access cardiovascular care through our network of hospitals, clinics and providers. Our unwavering commitment to excellence has led to a long list of national certifications and top rankings in the Chicago metropolitan area, the state of Illinois and the nation. Step by step, day by day, we'll work together to keep your heart beating strong.

We’re here to help you find the right cardiovascular expert at a location that’s convenient for you.

TAVR-Hybrid OR

A Hybrid Operating Room for Better Heart Procedure Outcomes

When you need a heart procedure, you want the assurance of the latest technology and techniques, guided by the best hands. Here in Hinsdale, you don’t have to go far to find it: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale is now home to a state-of-the-art hybrid operating room (OR).

Our new hybrid OR combines a standard OR's equipment, lighting and sterilization measures with advanced imaging technology like computed tomography (CT) scanners and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines. These imaging capabilities raise the bar for heart valve repair and the surgical treatment of rhythm disturbances and aortic aneurysms.

The addition of imaging technology into the OR also enables our interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists and cardiac surgeons to perform procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), complex ablations and vascular treatments like endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).

Compared to traditional open-heart surgery, TAVR is a less invasive way to replace a diseased aortic valve. Most patients experience shorter procedures, smaller incisions, less discomfort, quicker recovery time and often return home the next day.

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Expert Cardiovascular Care in Chicago's Western Suburbs

UChicago Medicine’s Cardiac Surgery team now provides all cardiovascular surgery services for UChicago Medicine AdventHealth. Our renowned heart surgeons work together with our cardiology care team to perform a full range of heart procedures, helping patients with the most complex conditions return to active and fulfilling lives.

Putting Our Hearts Into Caring for Yours

Protecting your cardiovascular system is our priority. And with our long history of caring for hearts across Chicagoland, you can feel confident entrusting yours to us. Our doctors receive the highest levels of training, and we believe anything is possible when compassion and innovation go hand in hand.

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Prevention and Screening

When it comes to your heart, prevention is the best medicine. That’s why we have developed and offer the latest innovations in screening tools to detect heart disease in its earliest stages.

If you’re experiencing heart problem symptoms, or have a history of heart disease, your cardiologist may recommend one of the following screening tests.

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  • Cardiac Calcium Score

    Cardiovascular disease affects approximately 1 in 3 adults, and high blood pressure or high cholesterol are risk factors. Find out your risk with a cardiac calcium-scoring test, sometimes referred to as a heart scan, which combines non-invasive computed tomography (CT) technology with very low doses of radiation to spot calcium buildup in your heart and blood vessels that can lead to coronary artery disease.

    To schedule a calcium scoring test at our Bolingbrook, Hinsdale or La Grange hospitals, please call 844-209-5596. For our GlenOaks hospital, click below to schedule online.

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Screening

    This type of vascular disease develops when plaque buildup in your veins begins to restrict blood flow. There are many potential PVD causes, including diabetes, obesity and smoking. Our interventional cardiologists offer several simple, pain-free screenings to diagnose PVD, such as ultrasound and angiogram, that can spot these blockages early.

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Where Your Heart's in the Best Hands

You deserve cardiovascular specialists who care for your heart as if it were their own. And that's what our physicians do every day. Our experienced team offers proven and innovative treatments tailored to your unique needs, so you can rest easy knowing that your whole health is our whole focus.

UChicago Medicine’s Cardiac Surgery team now provides all cardiovascular surgery services for UChicago Medicine AdventHealth. A team of renowned heart surgeons perform a full range of heart procedures, helping patients with the most complex conditions return to active and fulfilling lives.

What to Know About Cardiac Arrest

The more you know about critical heart events, the more empowered you can be to take care of your heart — and better prepared if the unexpected happens.

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  • Question: What is cardiac arrest?

    Answer:
    Cardiac arrest is the sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness.
  • Question: What causes cardiac arrest?

    Answer:
    Cardiac arrest is typically caused when the heart’s electrical system malfunctions. This causes the heart to stop beating properly. A heart attack, on the other hand, is caused by a blockage that stops blood flow to the heart.
  • Question: How is cardiac arrest treated?

    Answer:
    Cardiac arrest can be reversed if CPR is performed immediately and a defibrillator is used to shock the heart back into normal rhythm.

    Your doctor will discuss if you are at a higher risk of experiencing cardiac arrest because of a pre-existing heart condition. Together, you can make a plan that will help you stay safe and inform your loved ones what to do in an emergency.
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Be Proactive With Our Heart Risk Assessment

When you know your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, you can take meaningful steps toward prevention.

Cardiovascular Conditions We Treat

  • Anemia
  • Aortic dissection
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
  • Bradycardia
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart arrhythmias
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Hemophilia
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Stroke
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valve disease
  • Vascular disease

Renowned Care That Never Stops Improving

We don’t measure success by awards won or recognitions earned. We measure success by seconds lived, memories made and loved ones cherished. And, to deliver the kind of care you and your loved ones deserve, we’re dedicated to staying at the top of our game.

We ask questions, imagine new and better ways of providing care and support our colleagues in finding new solutions. And, when we do this, our hard work is often recognized by not only you and your family but by our peers and professional organizations, including:

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American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification

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Comprehensive Heart and Vascular Care

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  • Cardiac Catheterization

    Our experienced cardiovascular specialists perform more cardiac catheterizations than any other system in the area, and they have some of the most successful, shortest procedure times.

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Our board-certified cardiac providers are experts at invasive and non-invasive procedures, such as leading-edge maze and mini-maze surgery for AFib and catheter ablation.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    The three-phase approach of our heart rehabilitation program helps you meet your unique treatment goals — and sees you from your bedside to your home.

  • Cardio-Oncology

    Our heart and cancer specialists help ensure better outcomes for cancer survivors by preventing, reducing or even reversing cardiac damage.

  • Heart Failure

    Managing heart failure can be overwhelming. You don’t have to face it alone. We’ll help you manage your symptoms and reduce your risk of developing complications.

  • Heart Surgery

    Our compassionate and experienced cardiac surgery team has performed more than 8,000 heart surgeries, developing our technique, honing our skill and sharing our expertise.

  • Heart Valve and Aortic Stenosis

    From initial evaluation to treatment and ongoing follow-up care, we’ll create a treatment plan based on your individual needs and goals for your heart valve condition.

  • Interventional Care

    From your initial evaluation through treatment, our team of expert cardiologists, interventionalists and surgeons work together to deliver the appropriate treatment for you.

  • Open-Heart Surgery

    When it comes to open-heart surgery, experience matters. Our board-certified cardiovascular surgeons perform hundreds of open-heart surgeries each year.

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Our pediatric cardiologists treat structural, functional and heartbeat rhythm-related problems in children of all ages — and can even treat heart issues in babies before they're born.

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease Treatment

    Our board-certified surgical team is experienced in a variety of minimally invasive procedures to treat PVD, including angioplasty, endovascular stenting and grafting.

  • Vein Treatment

    We offer advanced vein treatment on a convenient, outpatient basis. Regain your confidence with our highly skilled team.

  • Women’s Heart Care

    From risk assessments to prevention strategies and treatments, we help you manage heart and vascular disease by taking the time to listen and understand your unique needs.