Heart Doctors and Surgeons

World-class heart doctors and surgeons provide expert care

heart leadersThe University of Kansas Health System has one of the nation's leading heart programs, providing comprehensive diagnosis and innovative treatments, including minimally invasive interventions and surgical procedures. You'll receive the highest quality cardiac care from our experienced team of heart care doctors and surgeons.

2014 Catalyst Award Honorees

U.S. News & World Report has ranked our cardiology and heart surgery program on its Best Hospitals lists for 11 consecutive years. The 2017-18 list ranks our program at No. 36 of the nation's top 50.

Expert cardiologists

Our cardiologists are recognized leaders in developing treatments for all types of heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and peripheral artery disease, or PAD.

The health system's heart doctors also have the knowledge and experience to provide heart care tailored to the special heart care needs of women. We developed the Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center to help meet these needs and serve as a gateway to our comprehensive women’s heart care program.

Leading heart surgeons

Cardiac surgeons at The University of Kansas Health System offer a level of experience and expertise second to none. Together, they have performed more thoracic and cardiovascular procedures than any other team in the Kansas City area.

Our surgeons are leaders in the development of new and minimally invasive surgical techniques. They have spearheaded decades of innovation in the treatment of aneurysms. We also offer advanced surgery for arrhythmia, heart bypass and heart valves.

Catalyst Award Honorees

The University of Kansas Health System inducted Mid-America Cardiology and MidAmerica Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons into our Hall of Fame acknowledging their leadership with the 2014 Catalyst Award. The Catalyst Award honors those who have helped transform the hospital through support, innovative thinking and advocacy.  

Video iconJoining the hospital in a leap of faith in 2000, these cardiac practices built an outstanding heart program that accelerated the hospital’s transformation. The program gained national attention in 2007 as the hospital’s first area recognized in the country’s top 50 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals – a list it remains on.

"They stand out among their peers as not only bringing their professional expertise to the table, but their financial resources"  -Bob Page, President and Chief Executive Officer