AHN physician listening to patient’s heart using a stethoscope.

AHN Cardiovascular Institute at Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is home to the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cardiovascular Institute. Bringing together a highly experienced, trusted team of cardiology doctors and cardiac experts, we perform more heart procedures and deliver better outcomes than any other hospital in the area. With our team’s insights extending across the entire network to impact everything from comprehensive care to cardiac rehabilitation, every hospital and wellness pavilion takes advantage of the renowned expertise found at AHN. 

Our highly skilled heart specialists treat all types of heart conditions using the latest surgical and minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedures and devices. We specialize in minimally invasive transcatheter procedures for valve disease, heart transplants, LVADs, electrophysiology procedures, endovascular procedures, and robotic surgery. Your health is in good hands at our nationally recognized heart center.

Advanced care for heart disease at Allegheny General: Why choose us?

AGH is recognized as a national and regional leader in cardiovascular services. Our accomplishments include:

  • Gold Seal of Approval® for Comprehensive Cardiac Care Center awarded by The Joint Commission and American Heart Association®. AGH was the first gold-certified hospital in Pennsylvania.
  • Development of the nation’s first suture-free heart valve, an innovation that doubled patient survival.
  • Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Heart Failure Achievement Award.
  • Participation in more than 100 clinical trials and research studies through the AHN Cardiovascular Research Institute.
  • American Heart Association® Certified Comprehensive Hypertension Center:** Certified hospitals must perform extensive exams, treatments, diagnostic evaluations, and interventions for complex or resistant-to-treatment hypertension.
  • Recipient of the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award by the American Heart Association® and Mitral Foundation. AGH was the first to receive this recognition in Pennsylvania.
Dr.  Stephen Bailey of AHN Cardiovascular Institute in a surgery suite at Allegheny General Hospital

"Regardless of the portal of entry into the system, into the CVI, patients are going to be thoughtfully considered by a wide array of specialists and the best treatment option for them is the one that they'll get."

Stephen Bailey, MD — System Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

AHN Cardiovascular Institute

The AHN Cardiovascular Institute at Allegheny General offers comprehensive cardiovascular services including cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), specialty procedures, and cardiovascular rehabilitation. We have all the services you need for a healthier heart, right here in Pittsburgh. We are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It’s a convenient location for patients in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, and New York looking for the best cardiology doctors. Learn more about the AHN Cardiovascular Institute

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