News

VAD implantation rates rise in black patients

07/25/2018

Implantation of ventricular assist devices rose between 2012 and 2015 in black patients with advanced HF, indicating that racial disparities in VAD treatment may be narrowing, according to Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, and colleagues, who wrote an article published in Cardiology Today.


Dr. Steve Goldman Appointed to C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at UA Sarver Heart Center

07/20/2018

Steve Goldman, MD, a highly productive heart research scientist and cardiology professor, was named to fill the Pfeiffer Chair.


UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Cardiologist Specializing in Heart Rhythm Disorders

07/19/2018

Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac electrophysiologist who has expertise in treating atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complex heart-rhythm disorders, joined the faculty of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.


Structural Heart, TAVR Cardiologists Seeing Patients in Green Valley

07/16/2018

Drs. Kapil Lotun and Ranjith Shetty provide general cardiology care plus specialty care such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve repair, left atrial appendage closure for selected patients with atrial fibrillation and catheter-based closures for other structural heart conditions.


Sarver Heart Center Member Updates

07/16/2018

Sarver Heart Center members have shared their expertise as presenters at numerous conferences and authors of published studies in prestigious journals.


Welcome Dr. Rupa Bala, Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist

07/16/2018

Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac electrophysiologist who has expertise in treating atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complex heart-rhythm disorders, joined the faculty of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.


Hall, Noon Awards Recognize Outstanding Trainees, the Next Generation of Physicians, Scientists

07/12/2018

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center director, Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, congratulated the Zenas B. Noon Award of Excellence in Cardiology 2018, which recognizes outstanding medical students, and the Charles W. Hall, Jr., and Virginia C. Hall Memorial Awards, which recognizes amazing residents on the coronary care unit rotation at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.


Sarver Heart Center, Cardiology Faculty Promotions

07/10/2018

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center announces several promotions in the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Division of Cardiology, including Drs. Raj Janardhanan, Kwan Lee and Kapil Lotun. 


Dr. Steve Goldman Named C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

07/05/2018

Steve Goldman, MD, a highly productive heart research scientist and cardiology professor, was named to fill the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.


Fellow, Medical Students win Research Awards at ACC, Arizona Chapter, and Sarnoff Foundation

06/29/2018

Sarver Heart Center young investigators swept research awards at Arizona Chapter of American College of Cardiology, winning first, second and third places; plus a fellowship from the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.


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