The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is known for its innovative approach to the diagnosis, and development of long-term strategies for patients at risk or with a history of heart disease. Our faculty members are experts in Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiac Imaging and Vascular Medicine and have developed research, teaching and patient care programs in all these areas.
Cardiovascular Health News
Heart recipient who gave birth looks back
Just 28 when she received a new heart at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda Ishaq went on to become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
Stanford, Apple describe heart-rhythm study
Over 400,000 people have enrolled in a study being conducted by researchers at Stanford and Apple to determine whether a wearable technology can identify irregular heart rhythms suggestive of atrial fibrillation.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Mutations point to possible drug targets
Genetic data from nearly 300,000 patients has helped scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, according to a new study.
Height may contribute to varicose veins
In the largest genetic study of varicose veins ever completed, Stanford researchers and their collaborators provide evidence that being tall is a risk factor for the condition.
Conferences and Workshops
12th Annual Cardiology for the Primary Care Practitioner
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge - Stanford, CA
Stanford’s 5th Annual Mechanical Circulatory Support: Optimal Management and New Frontiers
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Congenital Hypothyroidism: What Every Primary Care Provider Needs to Know
- E-Cigarettes: Harmful or Harm-Reducing
- HealthPro Advantage: Anti-Doping Education For The Health Professional
- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Introduction to Food and Health
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
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