Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute

The Heart Institute at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix has world-renowned physicians who are leading the nation with their clinical expertise.

The Heart Institute currently operates three centers at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix:

Banner – University Medicine's Heart Institute provides access to world-class patient care for referring physicians, payers, and families through advancing state-of-the-art cardiovascular care through scientific research. This means you have access to the most current treatments and care. And, by aligning our clinical expertise, research and education we provide unsurpassed care for you and your loved ones.

For more information, contact the Heart Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

755 E McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 521-3090

About the Institute

At the Heart Institute and at each one of our specialized Centers, we provide a fully integrated approach to your cardiac health while championing preventive health and offering advanced treatments to provide some of the best possible outcomes. Some examples include:

  • Full-continuum of care with leading-edge cardiac catheterization and an interventional program for diagnosing and treating cardiac and vascular conditions
  • Safer, less invasive cardiovascular treatments for heart arrhythmia, including minimal radiation to reduce patient risk
  • Advanced cardiac and vascular imaging techniques, including noninvasive coronary CT angiography and balloon valvuloplasty
  • World renowned structural heart programs such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), MitraClip procedures, and surgical insertion of the WATCHMAN device
  • Coronary and peripheral artery stenting with drug-coated stents to open blocked arteries
  • State-of-the-art surgical services, including ventricular assist devices for high-risk patients and percutaneous assist devices for short-term support for heart failure patients
  • Advanced care for women with cardiovascular disease, with sex-specific diagnostic and therapeutic approaches

Our comprehensive list of cardiac diagnostic testing services include:

  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound 
  • Cardiac catheterization 
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI 
  • Carotid duplex scan 
  • CT calcium scoring 
  • Echocardiograms 
  • EKG/ECG
  • ETT/cardiac stress testing
  • Holter monitoring 
  • Peripheral venous ultrasound
  • PVR measurement (with and without exercise) 
  • Stress echocardiogram 
  • Stress testing 
  • Tilt table testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram

Our Providers

Institute Leadership:

  • Martha Gulati, MD MS FACC FAHA 
  • Wilbur Su, MD – Director, Heart Rhythm Disorders Center
  • Ashish Pershad, MD – Director, Cardiovascular Interventions Center

View all of our providers at Banner - University Medicine Heart Institute.

Patient Education

More details and helpful links on how the Heart Institute helps to educate our patients and community are coming soon.

Research

The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials, which supports a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public.

Fellowship and Residency Programs

Health and Prevention

We provide personalized heart health and complication prevention resources, including:

  • Cholesterol and blood pressure regulation tips
  • Heart-healthy nutrition tips
  • Smoking cessation resources
  • Cardiosmart
  • Stress reduction information