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Why Choose Tampa General Hospital's Heart & Vascular Institute?

Tampa General Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute provides comprehensive, individualized, award-winning care for a range of cardiac (heart) and vascular (artery and vein) conditions. Our multidisciplinary teams are leaders in academic medicine and advanced clinical trials, allowing us to provide life-saving treatments.

Patients choose our Heart & Vascular Institute because we are:

Leaders in Academic Medicine

At the Heart & Vascular Institute, we don’t just practice medicine—we define it. We collaborate with the University of South Florida on cutting-edge research, which equips us to handle some of the most complex cases seen in Florida while keeping patient comfort and safety at the forefront.

Our commitment to world-class academic medicine starts with our clinical trials and state-of-the-art technology. We employ the most innovative and technologically advanced treatment techniques and equipment developed from intensive research. This allows us to train up the next generation of heart and vascular experts and provide patients with more effective, less invasive treatments with quicker recoveries.

Focused on a Multidisciplinary Approach

Patients at the Heart & Vascular Institute can consult with some of the most experienced and skilled physicians in the fields of cardiology and vascular care. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified cardiac and vascular surgeons, cardiologists, diagnostic radiologists, interventional radiologists, electrophysiologists and specialized cardiac care nurses.

Together the team at the Heart & Vascular Institute offers extensive and flexible care for our cardiac and vascular patients, including specialties and advancements such as:

  • Diagnostic cardiology – diagnostic capabilities include 3D printing that allows us to see and hold replicas of cardiovascular structures.
  • Cardiac surgery – From hybrid revascularization to valve repair and replacement, our heart surgeons perform many complex heart surgeries.
  • Vascular surgery – Our vascular surgeons are experts who specialize in technologically advanced procedures, including endovascular stent grafts, aortic surgeries and cosmetic vein procedures.

Nationally Recognized for Cardiac & Vascular Care

Tampa General Hospital is known for providing world-class care, and our collaboration with the University of South Florida has placed us at the forefront of innovation in the heart and vascular treatment landscape. 

Because of our commitment to excellent care, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Tampa General Hospital as “high performing" in Heart & Vascular care, meaning we are ranked in the top 10% hospitals in the nation. TGH also earned special recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals for Heart Failure and Heart Attack care for 2023-24.

Recipients of Accolades & Certifications

Tampa General Hospital was one of only six hospitals in Florida named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2022 list. 

We also have disease-specific certification from The Joint Commission for heart failure and ventricular assist device implantation, making us one of the region’s most trusted providers of cardiovascular care.

Committed to Patient-Focused Heart & Vascular Treatment and Care

TGH is committed to ensuring that every patient we see receives world-class cardiovascular care, regardless of their condition or its severity. As such, we take the time to monitor and track our statistics and outcomes internally so we can continually improve our processes and the level of care we provide to our patients.