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Expert Heart Care Near You

Whether you realize it or not, your heart does a lot of work, which is why you need to take care of it. Exercise and eating a well-balanced diet, as well as maintaining normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels, goes a long way with heart care and with keeping your heart ticking along.

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, things can go wrong with your heart. That’s when you want Banner Health’s leading cardiologists providing you with expert heart care. Our cardiology services have consistently been rated as some of the best heart care in the nation.

 

Why Should I Choose Banner Health?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 610,000 people – or 1 in 4 – die from heart disease each year in the United States. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. At Banner Health, our cardiac program is designed to take this serious issue head on.

We have earned national recognition for success with heart procedures and use some of the most innovative technology whenever it can benefit the patient. This includes minimally invasive and robotic surgeries, which limits recovery time.

After surgery, our Progressive Care Unit makes your transition from cardiac intensive care to later recovery easier. After surgery, we support you with cardiac rehabilitation and all the education and support you need to recover.

What Are My Treatment Options?

Not all heart and vascular conditions require surgery. Lifestyle changes and medication can help. If surgery is the best treatment, we'll explain your options and recommend a treatment.
We offer traditional open-heart surgery along with many other specialized treatments. A few of them include:

  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant
  • Limb salvage
  • Maze procedure
  • Sapien transcatheter heart valve replacement
  • Transmyocardial vascularization (TMR)

From heart attack to heart failure and from vascular disease to valve replacement, our specialists treat each patient and each condition individually.

Where Can I Get More Information?

Heart disease or other heart conditions can be scary, but we can help you find the answers you need. Our heart specialists are here to answer any questions you have. We can also point you to more resources on heart health topics on our Education & Support page.

If your heart doctor recommends a certain screening or procedure, or if you need surgery, we can help you understand what to expect.

Heart Care Services in Your Area

Learn more about heart care near you.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724
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Great Heart Care is Here

If you have or are at risk of a heart-related issue, we’ll use the latest techniques to quickly diagnose your heart or vascular condition. We treat conditions from common to complex, such as:

What treatment options are available?

In addition to traditional open-heart surgery, we offer many specialized treatments and programs. We’re also researching and creating advanced treatment options with the goal of ending heart disease through our partnership with the Sarver Heart Center. Some of the treatment options we offer include:

  • Heart and lung rehabilitation
  • Heart valve replacement
  • Heart transplant and support devices
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant
  • Long Live Program at the Pivirotto Health and Wellness Center
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

We also work with the Native American population through our Native American Cardiology and Medical Service Program, where we provide inpatient care and discharge planning, translation services and outreach clinics.

When living with a heart condition, you need a team on your side to provide reassurance and advice. We understand this. The specialists at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson work to tailor a treatment just for you. We're also here to answer your questions and listen to your concerns.

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

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