Inpatient Cardiac Care


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The expert cardiologists of UAB Heart and Vascular Services  are regional and world leaders in the treatment of a wide variety of cardiovascular disease. Additional information and resources (including videos, risk assessments, and a Heart Health Library) can be found on the web site.

Call for an Appointment

(205) 934-9999
Toll-free: 1 (800) 822-8816

You can also schedule an appointment online.


Cardiac Conditions Treated


Diagnostic Services

Cardiac function exams, including:

  • ECG
  • Signal Averaged ECG
  • Electrophysiology study
  • Holter monitoring
  • Event recorder
  • Cardiac Stress test
  • Graded exercise test
  • Metabolic stress test

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Computerized Tomography (CT scan)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the heart
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the heart
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan
  • Intravascular Ultrasound

Cardiac Interventions

Arrhythmias

  • Medication
  • Cardioversion
  • Mapping and ablation of arrhythmias
  • Implantation/resynchronization/extraction of pacemakers and Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)

Heart Disease

  • Medication
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary angioplasty
    • balloon
    • atherectomy
    • laser angioplasty
    • coronary artery stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation therapy (EECP)
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart and Lung Transplant

Valve Disease

  • Valvuloplasty
  • Valve repair
  • Valve replacement

Specialized Services