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  • Gill Heart & Vascular Institute 

    A level of care unmatched in Kentucky

    The UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute is at the forefront in the battle against heart disease and stroke in Kentucky. Nationally recognized as a leader in advancing the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, the institute's clinical programs address the high rate of heart disease in Kentucky. Research and teaching programs work to advance cardiovascular care throughout the world.

    Our services include outpatient clinics, non-invasive cardiac diagnostics and interventional techniques such as cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, stenting and electrophysiology.

  • Welcome

    Welcome-to-the-Gill-Heart-InstituteWe know having a heart problem or planning for a heart treatment can be stressful. It’s normal for you your family to have many questions and concerns.

    We want you to be well informed and at ease with your medical care at the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute. Our goal is to help you at every stage of your treatment. We do this by answering your questions and telling you what to expect. We also provide the physical and emotional support you need to manage your heart problem.

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  • Gill Heart & Vascular Institute News

  • UK Hosting Symposium Focused on Promoting STEM Careers, Science Communication

    Collaboration Creates Innovative ECMO Transport Program

    Family History Can Provide Crucial Health Information

    UK Teamwork Returns Heart Patient to His First Love: Restoring Vintage Cars

    Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Celebrate Top Spot as Preferred Provider

    Free "Chefs in Action" Event Features Cooking Demonstrations, Tasty Heart-Healthy Samples

    His Heart Was "Broken" – So UK HealthCare Doctors Replaced It

    'Gill Goes Red' Shares Treats and Tips in Celebration of Heart Month

    Red Lights on UK Campus Promote Heart Health

    "Gill Goes Red" Event Features Treats and Prizes


  • UK HealthCare opens new cardiovascular unit at Chandler Hospital

  • Every year, 900 preventable deaths from cardiovascular disease occur in Kentucky’s 5th congressional district alone, according to one health statistic cited recently by University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto at the unveiling of UK HealthCare’s new Cardiovascular Inpatient Unit, a 64-bed hub on the eighth floor of Pavilion A at the Chandler Hospital. UK calls the unit one of the largest of its type in the country with 32 intensive care beds and 32 progressive care beds. “It’s a powerful day for the University of Kentucky, but more so for the commonwealth,” Capilouto told the crowd.

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    UK HealthCare, Interiors Get to the Heart of Design

    Innovative research conducted by UK College of Design faculty Lindsey Fay and Allison Carll-White and their students is getting to the heart of health care design. The researchers in partnership with UK HealthCare recently completed a pre- and post-occupancy evaluation for the new eighth floor cardiovascular unit.

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    UK Cardiology Patient Takes Control of His Health, Joins Clinical Trial

    Clinical trials participant Tom Wall turned to the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute to get his high blood pressure in check.

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  • Giving to Gill

    Together, we can transform the future of heart care

    Become a partner in this effort to keep the UK Gill Heart Institute a regional and national pacesetter. Working together, we can transform the future of health care for the Commonwealth well into the 21st century.

    To make a donation, please visit this page or call 859-257-1000 or toll free 1-800-333-8874.  

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Page last updated: 6/19/2017 2:25:42 PM
  • Our nurses are the best

    Katie Burns talks about heart care at UK Chandler Hospital. Watch video »