Physicians in the heart and vascular program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, offer care for all heart patients, from the sickest patients who need heart transplants to those at risk for developing heart disease. Our physicians and other health care professionals work closely with patients and their families to coordinate additional services, including arrangements for outpatient and home-based care when necessary.
General cardiology services at Rush include preoperative evaluation and treatment and assessment of the following:
- Cardiac murmurs
- Adult congenital heart disease
- Valvular heart disease
- Rheumatic heart disease
- Disease of the pericardium
- Atrial fibrillation
- Supraventricular tachycardia
- Infiltrative disease of the heart
- Noninvasive evaluation of heart disease patients
- General heart failure
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Inflammatory disease of the heart with endocarditis
- Disease of the aorta, including Marfan’s syndrome and aortic aneurysm
Other services include care for pregnant women with heart disease and management of patients on anticoagulants.