Women’s Heart Health Program

The goal of the Women's Heart Program at the University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center is to improve care for women with heart disease and raise awareness of issues that women face when receiving cardiac care.


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Women and Heart Disease

Women often experience heart disease differently than men. The symptoms of heart disease in women are difficult to recognize, both for women and for their health care providers. This leads to women with heart conditions remaining undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

The Women's Heart Health Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center is looking to change that. We work closely with our patients to determine whether or not you have heart disease, or if you have other health issues that may mimic heart disease. Meet our team.

Women’s Heart Program: Services We Provide

Our program offers thorough assessments to address women's heart health needs. This includes:

Women’s Heart Health: When to Seek Care

Women should seek medical help if they have:

  • Decreased exercise tolerance
  • Breathlessness with exertion
  • Increasing fatigue 
  • Decreased stamina for no clear reason

If you have these symptoms, it is important to determine your heart risk and seek assessment by a qualified cardiac provider. Learn more about cardiac diagnosis.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 1-866-408-6885.

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