The UK Gill Heart 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.
We 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 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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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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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.
Clinical trials participant Tom Wall turned to the Gill Heart Institute to get his high blood pressure in check.
This activity is designed for providers interested in learning about advanced approaches to cardiovascular medicine and surgical management.
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The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine sponsors a weekly continuing education series. Seminars are held Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in room 234 of the
Biological-Pharmaceutical Complex. Please contact the host if you wish to have lunch with or meet the speaker during his or her time on campus.
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Gill Heart Institute1000 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40536-0602
Call 859-323-0295Fax 859-257-8699
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UK Good Samaritan Professional Arts CenterSuite 103135 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508-2640
Call 859-323-5424Fax 859-257-0110
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UK Good Samaritan Medical Office BuildingSuite 200125 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508-2678
Call 859-323-0295Fax 859-323-5479
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Katie Burns talks about heart care at UK Chandler Hospital. Watch video »