The Right Destination for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Why travel from Ashburn VA for cardiology & heart surgery care? Research indicates cardiology & heart surgery patients in your area may benefit from quality outcomes in San Diego, CA.

UC San Diego Health

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UC San Diego Health physicians and researchers are on the front lines of fighting heart and vascular diseases — at the patients’ bedsides, in the research lab, and in our community. The technologies, techniques and treatments we develop are setting standards in DestinationCare cardiac and stroke care. Our heart center optimizes both inpatient and outpatient cardiovascular care in a supportive environment attuned to your individual needs and situation.

UC San Diego Health was the region’s first comprehensive heart center and one of the nation’s first comprehensive stroke centers. We remains a premier destination for managing and treating cardiovascular disease and caring for all types of stroke patients.

With expertise in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, cardiac imaging, vascular surgery and numerous other specialties, we are able to provide services available only at the top health systems, such as off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) and minimally invasive valve replacements.

UC San Diego Health is a high-volume interventional cardiology center, performing more than 2,500 lifesaving cardiovascular procedures every year, including balloon angioplasty, stent placement, atherectomy, angioplasty and repair of congenital heart defects, among others.

Nationally Ranked Hospital in 8 Adult Specialties

Quick Facts

  • Armed with groundbreaking clinical research, our dedicated faculty is saving lives and shaping the future of medicine — from primary care to cancer, childbirth and numerous other disciplines.

  • For decades, UC San Diego Health and its schools of medicine and pharmacy have been advancing medicine through breakthrough discoveries — including pioneering firsts in surgery, imaging, cancer treatment and cardiovascular care.

  • It’s all right there. Just waiting. Ready to serve you. A network filled with the most brilliant minds in medicine.

  • The only university-based health care system in San Diego to focus on developing new medicines and therapies — for both common and rare conditions.

  • Our specialty care for complex conditions —including cancer, heart disease, neurosurgery, pulmonology and others— is rated among the nation’s best.