The WVU Medicine Heart and Vascular Institute at Wheeling Hospital provides comprehensive cardiovascular care. Our team is committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular diseases to help our patients live a full and active life.


  • Accredited Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart and Vascular Specialty Clinic
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Structural Heart
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology

The Heart and Vascular Center utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to help find and manage cardiovascular disease. We offer non-invasive imaging at several convenient locations throughout the region.

  • 3D and strain cardiac imaging
  • Cardiac CT for coronary and structural disease
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiography, with and without image enhancement
  • Electrocardiography
  • Holter and event monitors
  • Nuclear imaging evaluation for amyloidosis
  • Peripheral vascular ultrasound
  • Stress testing with echo and nuclear imaging
  • Transesophageal echocardiography

Working in the Cath Lab, our team of specialists is ready to help day or night, every day of the year. The team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Fast, accurate treatment of coronary disease leads to fewer long-term complications and better overall quality of life for our patients. Wheeling is an accredited STEMI Receiving Center with Primary PCI and onsite cardiac surgery.

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Complex coronary revascularization with treatment for CTO and high-risk anatomy
  • Coronary atherectomy
  • Coronary stent placement
  • Fractional flow reserve
  • Intravascular ultrasound
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Percutaneous ventricular support
  • Pulmonary embolism revascularization (PERT)
  • Varicose vein therapies

Electrophysiology experts investigate and treat irregular heartbeats originating in the heart’s electrical system. Our team manages a comprehensive range of rhythm disorders with the latest technology.

  • 3D anatomical mapping
  • Diagnostic EP
  • Implantable event recorders
  • Implanted defibrillator and resynchronization devices
  • Implanted pacemaker
  • Leadless pacemaker
  • Radiofrequency and cryo cardiac ablation

We are the area’s leader in the treatment of valvular heart disease. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates to select the safest and most appropriate treatment for your disease.

  • Aortic valvuloplasty
  • ASD Closure
  • Left atrial appendage closure
  • PFO Closure
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair

From pre-operative planning to post-operative follow-up, the Heart and Vascular Specialty Clinic is the center of the patient experience. The Clinic serves as a patient advocate, education and solution center for cardiovascular treatments. Talk to your cardiologist and ask if a referral to the Heart and Vascular Specialty Clinic is right for you.

  • Valvular and Structural Heart Disease Clinic
  • Advanced Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

Complete, comprehensive surgical care for all cardiothoracic surgical interventions.

  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass graft
  • Minimally invasive surgical procedures
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgical correction of atrial fibrillation

Open Heart Surgery: What to expect.

  • Endoscopic resection of esophageal cancer below esophagectomy
  • Minimally invasive surgeries for:
    • Robotic lung sparing cancer surgery
    • Anti-relux surgery
    • Esophagectomy
    • Hiatal hernia surgery
    • Thymectomy for myasthesnia gravis and other mediastinal tumors
  • Minimally invasive surgery for chest wall tumors after tracheal resection
  • POEM (endoscopic myotomy) and robotic heller myotomy for achalasia
  • Rigid bronchoscopy/cryotherapy/YAG laser for airway disease
  • Surgery for advanced lung cancer
  • Surgery for mesothelioma
  • Tracheal resection
  • Trans-oral endoscopic rundoplication for GERD

We offer a complete line of peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures to help find and treat vascular diseases.

  • Aortic aneurysm management and minimally invasive repair
  • Carotid stent placement
  • Complex, minimally invasive arterial revascularization
  • Complex peripheral vascular revascularization and limb salvage
  • Diagnostic peripheral angiography
  • Dialysis access management
  • Renal and mesenteric revascularization
  • Surgically correctable hypertension management