About Us URMC Cardiology is the region’s leader in cardiology care, research and training. We are part of the URMC Heart & Vascular Center, which includes Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, and Vascular Surgery. Our Heart & Vascular Center delivers comprehensive care to each patient. Our team of national experts delivers the most advanced technology to each one of our patients. We have more cardiologists than any other center in the area. Many of our specialists are national or international leaders in their fields. We provide personal attention and access that is not possible at heart centers in major metropolitan areas. Our rapid treatment of heart attacks is among the fastest in the nation. Our expertise in heart rhythm disorders brings patient here from all over the world. We are one of the nation’s leaders in the development of Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) for the treatment of heart failure. We have the region’s only Atrial Fibrillation Center, where we provide advanced treatments that can often cure atrial fibrillation permanently. Our Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute is inventing new therapies to treat diseases such as stroke, atherosclerosis and heart attack. Our research in heart rhythm disorders, heart failure and sudden cardiac death has changed the way patients are treated around the world. Other area hospitals often refer their most challenging cardiac surgery cases to us. Learn more about our awards and recognition.