Adelaide C. Ward Women's Heart Health Center

Our Women’s Heart Health Center is creating a special environment for women’s heart health. In this convenient, spa-like setting, we’re bringing together:
  • A group of doctors specializing in women’s heart care
  • Menopause clinic: Working with cardiology, OB-GYN, oncology, pulmonary and other specialists to coordinate treatment of women after menopause. 
  • Integrative health consultation: We work with women who have coronary artery disease, heart failure and breast cancer.

Women and Heart Disease

Our culture has long connected heart disease with men. But women die of heart disease as often as men do. Women need to take the disease seriously.

The women's heart program at The University of Kansas Health System is a resource for you. We can help you know and manage your unique risks. And we can provide care that’s tailored to your needs.

Why choose The University of Kansas Health System

The women’s heart program is all-inclusive. It includes risk reduction and prevention, advanced diagnostic imaging, the latest treatment options and rehabilitation.

In addition to our specialty in women’s heart disease, we are leaders in prevention and treatment of heart disease in general.

  • Our Risk Reduction Clinic is devoted to helping people take control of their heart health.
  • Our dedicated heart attack team in the Regional Heart Attack Center provides the fastest response possible to help increase your chances of survival.
  • We participate in a variety of clinical trials to improve prevention and treatment of heart disease.
  • Our University of Kansas Medical Center partners are known for innovative research into heart disease.
  • People who come to our Regional Heart Attack Center are more likely to survive.
    • In all areas of heart attack care, we exceed the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally. 
    • Our interventional specialists open blocked arteries faster than national standards. 
    • Our patients experience fewer complications than the national average. 
    • Although we take care of sicker patients, our mortality rate for heart attack patients is better than the national standard.