The Basics Welcome to Highland Cardiology From the first phone call to the last appointment, we strive every day to deliver exceptional healthcare by practicing the Highland Promise. We deliver “Medicine of the Highest Order in a community hospital where compassion, quality and patient- and family-centered care are our guiding principles.” Cardiac conditions are often complex. Keeping in mind that each patient’s condition, test, treatment and experience is unique, you will find on our website patient education materials and healthcare information in easily understandable language. We hope the information provided here helps explain your heart condition and answers questions for patients, family members and friends of cardiac patients, as well as those who simply wish to learn more about heart disease. Our Mission The Mission of Highland Cardiology is to be the leader in patient-centered, comprehensive cardiovascular care; to provide excellent service to the Hospital and our referring partners; and to create an exceptional practice setting for the comfort of our patients and staff. Highland Cardiology is Part of the University of Rochester Medical Center URMC Cardiology at Highland Hospital is part of URMC Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, which is the most comprehensive heart program in Western and Central New York.