Heart and Vascular

Easier Access To Heart And Vascular Specialists

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Most Comprehensive Network In The State

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More Than 80 Heart and Vascular Specialists 

Heart and vascular specialists and researchers from Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center are uniting to offer the most innovative procedures, from helping you lower your cholesterol, to using the newest pacemakers without leads, meaning they keep your heart beating flawlessly for several more years on average than older models. We offer one of the largest ventricular assist device programs in the nation, implanting 60 ventricular assist devices annually. In addition, we're the only heart transplant center in Nebraska, offering life-saving treatment to 40 individuals annually - providing them with longer lives.  

State-of-the-art Vascular Care

Our vascular team includes surgeons specializing in vascular issues like peripheral artery disease, deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins. We also provide the latest technology for diagnosing cardiovascular problems using equipment that allows us to increasingly avoid surgery techniques involving a traditional large incision. This technology includes CT angiography, MR angiography, standard contrast angiography, intravascular ultrasonography, echocardiography and cardiac catheterization. 

Leading Regional Structural Heart Program

Not only do we offer some of the best results of any hospital system in Nebraska, but we provide surgeries using the latest in minimally invasive techniques — leading to fewer open heart surgeries and reducing the downtime to patients, getting them back to enjoying daily life sooner.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Accreditations and Awards

U.S. News and World Report 2018 Abdominal Aortic
U.S. News and World Report Highest Ranking in Heart Bypass Surgery
U.S. News and World Report Highest Ranking in Heart Failure