At Tampa General Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute, we provide comprehensive, individualized care for patients with a variety of cardiac (heart) and vascular (artery and vein) conditions. Because of our commitment to excellent care, U.S. News & World Report has recognized TGH as One of the Nation's Best Hospitals for Heart & Vascular Care and recognized as a High Performing Hospital for Heart Attack and Heart Failure treatment by U.S. News & World Report for 2024-25. Additionally, Tampa General is the only hospital in the Tampa Bay region recognized by Becker's Hospital Review on its list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs. 

As a leading academic health system, we collaborate with the University of South Florida on cutting-edge research and participate in groundbreaking clinical trials. In addition, we handle some of the most complex cases, while keeping patient comfort and safety at the forefront.


A Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center

Patients throughout Florida and the Southeast who visit TGH’s Heart & Vascular Institute can consult with some of the most experienced and skilled physicians in the country who utilize advanced technology. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified cardiac and vascular surgeons, general cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, heart failure specialists, electrophysiologists, radiologists, specialized cardiac and vascular care nurses and technologists. Together, our true comprehensive approach allows patients to receive world-class care for all their complex heart and vascular conditions within the Tampa General system.

Heart and Vascular Procedures by Experts

TGH’s multidisciplinary team of heart and vascular specialists can treat a high volume of patients every year, resulting in a level of surgical expertise and skill that is among the best in the country. Our board-certified vascular and cardiac surgeons, interventional radiologists and other highly skilled medical specialists have extensive experience performing the most complex and high-risk heart and vascular surgeries, including hybrid revascularization, valve repair and replacement and heart transplants. We incorporate robotic, minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to minimize patient recovery time. 

Advanced Heart & Vascular Diagnostics and Treatments

To provide comprehensive, patient-focused heart and vascular care, we have created state-of-the-art facilities equipped with advanced tools and technologies. TGH’s Heart and Vascular Institute facility includes:

  • Eight cardiac operating rooms
  • Seven interventional radiology suites
  • Five cardiac catheterization labs
  • Three electrophysiology labs
  • A hybrid heart valve operating room
  • 47 pre- and post-procedure patient rooms

Our world-renowned facility, paired with our accomplished team, allows us to provide a full range of non-surgical treatment options, including electrophysiology and invasive cardiology procedures that result in less pain and faster recovery for our patients.

In addition, TGH offers advanced diagnostic cardiovascular imaging capabilities, including 3D printing that allows us to see and hold replicas of cardiovascular structures. This incredible innovation helps us efficiently diagnose and treat all types of heart disease.

A Patient’s Point of View

A story is best told by those who lived the tale. Our patients tell exceptional stories.

World-Class Cardiac and Vascular Care

We know that living with a heart or vascular condition can be difficult for you and your family—that is why we have developed the most advanced facilities, diagnostic methods, and treatments at TGH’s Heart & Vascular Institute. This allows our board-certified surgeons and other specialists to focus on providing innovative, world-class, patient-focused care, even in the most complex and high-risk cases. In addition, we offer robust support services and internally monitor and track our statistics and outcomes so we can continually improve our processes and the level of care we provide to our patients. Other hospitals practice medicine—we define it. 

Groundbreaking Clinical Trials

Tampa General Hospital is dedicated to pioneering breakthrough treatments, conducting game-changing clinical research and training the next generation of health care professionals through our partnership with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Our team is at the forefront of clinical research and innovation with several landmark clinical trials to advance heart and vascular care. 

See all active Clinical Trials at Tampa General Hospital. 

#WhateverItTakes to Save a Life

TGH and the Tampa Bay Lightning unite to do Whatever It Takes to provide health education, motivation and support to members of our community. Lightning Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy joined us to share how a blood clot once brought him to TGH and led to surgery to address a rare vascular condition.

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