We're focused on helping you reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease. And, if you should need advanced care, now more than ever you can trust our world-class experts armed with innovative care options based on the latest research.
Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. We offer a full spectrum of resources, from risk-reducing strategies to minimally invasive treatments from nationally renowned cardiovascular experts.
Heart & Vascular Specialized Care
Our heart and vascular team provides a complete range of specialized programs to diagnose and treat heart disease and vascular disease from the common to the complex. Our team approach means that each program includes a variety of specialists, taking a comprehensive approach to diagnosis and determining the best course of heart care and vascular care for each patient.
Using the latest technologies and techniques, our cardiologists, heart surgeons, vascular surgeons, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologists and other physician specialists offer a wide range of effective, best-practice options. What’s more, patients benefit from the experience and expertise that comes from the high volume of procedures performed by each physician.
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Aortic Disease
- Arrhythmia and Atrial Fibrillation
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cardiogenic Shock
- Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- Heart Disease in Pregnancy
- Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Preventive Cardiology and Lipid Therapy
- Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Valvular Disease
- Venous and Vein Disease
- Women and Heart Disease
Same- and next-day cardiology appointments offer prompt evaluation to current and new patients with a heart concern, providing select diagnostic testing and advanced imaging options if needed.
Your Heart Is in the Right Place
Our heart and vascular staff is a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists and others who are committed to putting specialty expertise at the service of patients and their families.
As members of an academic medical center, we are involved in leading edge research and teaching tomorrow’s doctors the latest treatment techniques and best practices.
Connecting You to the Nation’s No. 1 Ranked Heart Program
Our commitment to delivering world-class heart care locally has led Froedtert & MCW Froedtert Hospital to collaborate with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart and Vascular Institute, ranked No. 1 in the nation for heart care since 1995 by U.S. News & World Report.
Chicago Man Benefits From Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Dr. Robert Boxer had a history of heart problems, including a leaky heart valve. He traveled from the Chicago area to seek out the expertise of Dr. Michael Salinger, who repaired the valve. Dr. Boxer was home for dinner the following evening.
Inspired by Her Care, This Patient Became a Nurse
When Nicole collapsed from an undetected heart condition, our vascular surgeons had to amputate her legs because of her compromised blood flow. With the help of prosthetics, Nicole learned to walk again. Now, Nicole is a nurse at Froedtert Hospital.
Diagnosing the Full Range of Heart & Vascular Diseases
When it comes to uncovering the cause or extent of heart and vascular problems, all of the latest tools and techniques are available to our heart and vascular physicians.
Research & Clinical Trials
Research is important to patient care as discoveries lead to new treatments, prevention care and cures for diseases. Heart and vascular patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials of new treatment techniques, medications and devices.
Risk Factors & Prevention
The American Heart Association (AHA) identifies factors that are most commonly found in people who have cardiovascular disease. Preventive care and knowing your health numbers are key for controlling cardiovascular disease risk factors.
International Patient Program
U.S. News & World Report ranks Froedtert Hospital among the top 50 hospitals in the country in three specialties. We are here to help international patients arrange for their care at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis.
Get a Second Opinion
Our heart and vascular team offers programs that allow you to explore more about your condition and receive advanced treatment and attention if necessary. Whether you want to confirm a treatment plan or want to find out more options, we are there to assist you in planning the next step for your heart and vascular care.