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The Divison of Cardiovascular Medicine

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The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is committed to the highest level of patient care and the discovery and development of better treatments for cardiovascular diseases. Your gift can help advance the basic science investigations and support clinical trials of new therapeutic approaches. It can help us prepare the future leaders in cardiology through the support of our trainees. A donation is a meaningful way to honor a significant person in your life or remember someone who has passed away.

Gifts can be made in several ways:

  • Online – Make a gift online by using Stanford’s secure Web site for giving. 
  • By Mail
    Development Services
    P.O. Box 20466
    Stanford, CA 94309
  • Call Us – Contact our development staff by calling 650.725.2504 to discuss a gift.


A Message from our Chief

Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, a dynamic and innovative center dedicated to excellence in research, medical education, and clinical care. Our division is driven by over 80 faculty, clinician educators and instructors who are the pillar of strength in the Division’s ongoing efforts into the prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Our goal is to provide excellence in teaching, research and clinical care. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is one of the largest academic and clinical units within the Department of Medicine, providing clinical services to more than 250,000 patients annually through Stanford University Medical Center and the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System. We deliver compassionate and cutting edge preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, arrhythmia, aortic disease and heart failure.

Our Research Center, the Falk Center, is one of the pre-eminent facilities in the world in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Falk Center is 52,000 square feet, located adjacent to Stanford Hospital and Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, where collaborative and cutting edge research is performed by our highly trained faculty.

We invite you to learn more about the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine through this website.

Eldrin F. Lewis, MD, MPH.

Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Hearty News

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Cardiovascular Institute Quarterly

Department of Medicine Resource Page

The Department of Medicine has a great new resource page where you can find all kinds of useful  administrative information. Click here to find it!

Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty and Fellows Insight Corner

Faculty and fellows share personal insights into what makes them excited about being at Stanford - including diverse research interests, breadth and depth of training and clinical experiences, life in the Bay Area, robust mentor-mentee relationships, and learning how to be a leader in Cardiovascular Medicine.


Eldrin F. Lewis, MD, MPH

Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart Failure Faculty

Fatima Rodriguez, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
General Cardiology and Prevention

Bill Fearon, MD

Professor of Medicine
Interventional Faculty

Kevin M. Alexander, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure Faculty

Marco Perez, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
EP Faculty

Kiran Khush, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure Faculty

Celina Yong, MD, MBA, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Faculty

Affinity Groups


The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is the largest division within the Department of Medicine, consisting of more than 40 full time and emeritus faculty divided between the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.

Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant, and Mechanical Circulatory Support

The Heart Failure and Heart Transplant affinity group at Stanford consists of a group of physicians who specialize in the various subspecialties of heart failure management and work in an integrated manner with nurses, dietitians, and social workers to provide highly specialized and comprehensive care to patients with heart failure.

Adult Congenital

The Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford is a joint initiative amongst Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford University School of Medicine. At our multidisciplinary cardiovascular clinic, we specialize in adults who were born with congenital heart defects.

General Cardiology

Each year, more than 5,000 patients from around the world come to Stanford Health Care to receive the most advanced care for cardiovascular diseases. Our expert team uses an interdisciplinary approach that offers the best possible outcomes to all of our patients.


The Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory is a service organized around the evaluation of the heart and vascular systems using non-invasive techniques.   Currently, the laboratory consist of 8 Faculty members with clinical expertise in echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging.


We offer a single place where you can come to have all your arrhythmia needs met. We work closely with the full Stanford team of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to offer you comprehensive care—all in one location.

Interventional Cardiology

Our mission is to provide world class, cutting edge interventional care to our cardiac patients, while answering important research questions and educating future leaders in the field.