UR Medicine Heart & Vascular Technologically Advanced Other hospitals refer their most challenging cases to us Specialization The only program in the region that specializes in heart failure Collaboration By bringing together Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery, we help you understand all of your options, from all perspectives Highest Standards Our vascular surgeons have invented procedures and devices that are used around the world Patients and Families First World-class care for you, and the people you care about Saving Lives URMC First in Upstate to Implant Total Artificial Heart The region's only comprehensive heart and vascular care. UR Medicine Heart & Vascular is more than a leader in heart surgery. We are the only center in the region that provides every treatment option, for every heart. We have the largest staff of cardiologists in the area, with specialists in everything from heart failure, to high blood pressure, to heart rhythm disorders. We have the region's most experienced vascular surgeons, experts in remarkably advanced treatments for aneurysms and other disorders of the blood vessels. We have heart surgeons who perform complex procedures which are not available anywhere else in the area—such as heart transplants, artificial heart transplants and Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) implants for people with heart failure. Additionally we have a research effort that is bringing the latest, most effective treatments to our patients, often years before they become available at other area hospitals.