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Heart Lung Vascular Institute

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Heart Lung Vascular Institute

Heart Lung Vascular Institute

Programs & Services

The Heart Lung Vascular Institute brings together expertise in clinical care, teaching and research. As the region's dedicated heart hospital, we're treating the diseases that afflict more Americans each year than any other. Patients receive exceptional healthcare combined with patient-centered care, premier technology and extensive patient/community education in one convenient outpatient facility.

Heart Center

Our expert cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons treat heart conditions, from common ones to the rare and complex. The first step is an accurate diagnosis. Our specialists team up to provide you with comprehensive cardiac care.

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Pulmonary (Lung) Services

The University of Tennessee Medical Center offers a full complement of pulmonary services which include lung screening, diagnosis, treatment, support and rehabilitation.

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Vascular Services

Highly trained, experienced vascular medicine specialists care for thousands of East Tennessee patients every year. We provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of diseases of the circulatory system.

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Center for Transplant Services

UT Medical Center’s Center for Transplant Services is home to the only kidney transplant program in East Tennessee and has performed approximately 1,300 transplants since 1985.

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Awards & Recognition


ACC - Chest Pain Center

American Heart Association Gold Plus Award

Blue Distinction Center+ Logo

Blue Distinction Center+ Cardiac Care

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 Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Gold Plus

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What's New

The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s ECMO Program is a Silver Level ELSO Award Recipient

The University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC) Heart Lung Vascular Institute’s extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program has earned the Silver Level ELSO Award from th

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Patient Story - Mary Bell & Dr. Joe Bailey

Mary Bell, a retired critical care nurse, and cardiologist Dr. Joe Bailey met under extraordinary circumstances through UT Medical Center. Five years ago, Mary decided to donate one of her healthy kidneys to a complete stranger. Dr. Bailey was that stranger. Mary’s selfless act saved Joe’s life. Now they share a powerful connection and very special friendship.
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Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award recognizes sustained, high level performance in quality of care.

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