The Division of Cardiology is headed by Peter
Buttrick MD, the S. Gilbert Blount Endowed
Chair in Cardiology and includes more than 50 full-time faculty members many of
whom are national and international thought leaders.
The division has expertise in basic
cardiovascular disease management, non-invasive and invasive cardiology as well
as regionally and nationally prominent programs in advanced heart failure and
transplantation, structural heart disease, complex coronary and vascular
disease, adult congenital heart disease, complex electrophysiology and health
outcomes. In addition, the division is home to a program in human genetics as
well as to a translational research effort that includes expertise in the
biology of heart failure, angiogenesis and small molecule drug discovery. The
division is also the only regional ACGME sponsored cardiology training program
and is proud to train the next generation of clinician and academicians in
cardiovascular disease, clinical electrophysiology and coronary intervention.
The strength of the Cardiology Division
extends to the affiliated hospitals.
Denver Health Medical Center which houses
an outstanding clinical and academic unit that delivers high quality and
comprehensive cardiac care in one of the premier city/county hospitals in the
Denver Veterans Administration Hospital
which is home to an outstanding group of academicians and clinicians who provide
care for the region’s veteran population.