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Advanced Heart Failure Program

Our VCU Health Advanced Heart Failure Team provides attentive and devoted care to patients with cardiomyopathies (heart muscle disease) and heart failure. We have experts from around the world who offer wide-ranging treatments for your heart disease.

Our goal is to help you understand your heart condition. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan to improve your symptoms and quality of life.

Care Tailored for Your Heart

Please take a moment to learn about our expert led clinics for:

Advanced Heart Failure

If you have advanced heart disease, you may consider evaluation for Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), heart transplant or a mechanical heart pump. Surgeons at VCU Health pioneered the original techniques for heart transplantation. Today, the Heart Transplant Program continues to excel with outstanding outcomes.

Our Mechanical Circulatory Support Program offers comprehensive therapy for patients with severe symptoms including Left Ventricular Assist Devices. VCU Health is also world leader in implanting the Total Artificial Heart.

To make an appointment, call (804) 828-4571.

US News & World Report High Performing Hospitals 2023-2024 for Heart Failure

*VCU Health has been recognized by US News & World Report as a high performing hospital for heart failure management with excellent survival.

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Outstanding Heart Failure Care

Pauley Heart Center's Heart Failure Disease Management Team

Our Heart Failure Disease Management Team has been awarded the Outstanding Heart Failure Care Team Award from the Heart Failure Society of America - HFSA

Dealing with every aspect of heart failure from diagnosis to treatment, our Heart Failure Disease Management Team is made up of the inpatient heart failure navigator team, the outpatient heart failure APPs, and the heart failure nurse coordinators. As it recognizes a comprehensive heart failure disease management team offered in and out of the hospital, this HFSA award is a result of the collaborative efforts of the teammates working across the various parts of our heart failure team.