Support Heart Care

As the only academic medical center in the Kansas City region, The University of Kansas Health System cares for heart care patients with the most complex conditions. Our cardiology services provide leading-edge prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care to those who need it most. And even though our patients are sicker than most, they experience significantly lower mortality, stroke, heart attack and infection rates than the national average.

As a not-for-profit organization, The University of Kansas Health System receives no state or local funding. The success of our cardiology services and our ability to save more lives depends on support from generous donors throughout Kansas City and beyond. Make a gift online today and help transform the future of academic medicine.

Why support heart care?

The University of Kansas Health System is recognized as one of the best hospitals in Kansas City and in the nation for heart care. We provide comprehensive care for heart health, from prevention and screening to innovative nonsurgical and surgical procedures.

Leading our heart team are well-respected, board-certified physicians. Our cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons are recognized for their work in developing new approaches to preventing, diagnosing and treating heart disease. They treat many patients who have been considered too high-risk by other heart care programs.

As an academic medical center, we are able to provide the best available therapies through leading-edge research. By giving to The University of Kansas Health System, you help us continue to offer more options to our heart patients through the most medically advanced therapies available.

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Support heart care

Your gift to support heart care in Kansas City will help save and improve lives for years to come.

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What happens here saves lives

Your gift makes a difference in the lives of people with heart disease. Read the stories below to find out more about how The University of Kansas Health System is providing lifesaving care to people with critical conditions.

Our heart care distinctions

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U.S. News & World Report has consistently recognized our cardiology and heart surgery services among the nation's best programs.
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Our hospital is consistently ranked in the 90th percentile for patient satisfaction for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.
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The cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at The University of Kansas Health System have more options available for our patients, including minimally invasive alternatives.
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Our heart patients experience significantly lower mortality, stroke, heart attack and infection rates than the national average.

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