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World-Class Cardiovascular Care Close to Home

The expertise of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute is now available at UPMC Western Maryland. Our team of cardiovascular experts provide personalized treatment for a full spectrum of cardiovascular conditions including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and heart valve disease.
At UPMC Western Maryland, our team of providers, nurses, and support staff offer invasive and non-invasive procedures for patients diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases. We provide personalized treatment for patients who undergo open heart surgery or a cardiothoracic procedure.

Meet our Experts Cardiac Team

Why Choose UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at Western Maryland?

  • UPMC Western Maryland was one of few hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2021, which recognizes hospitals that successfully implement a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
  • Our award-winning open heart surgery program is the only one in Maryland that’s west of Baltimore.
  • UPMC Western Maryland is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “High Performing Hospital” for congestive heart failure.
  • Experts at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute specialize in minimally invasive procedures, allowing patients to have faster recoveries and shorter hospital stays.

Learn more about the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute here: UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute


Katherine, WMHS Heart Institute Patient

“I’m 81, so I feel as good as can be expected… or better!”

- Katherine, Grantsville, MD
Kevin, WMHS Heart Institute Patient

“When you have the best in the world right in your own backyard why would you go anywhere else?”

Kevin, Meyersdale, PA
David, WMHS Heart Institute Patient

“You won’t find anyone better than Dr. Nelson and his team at UPMC Western Maryland.”

- David, Frostburg, MD

Getting Here:

Western Maryland Medical Arts Center (MAC)
12502 Willowbrook Road Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: 240-964-7000

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At UPMC Western Maryland, we’re committed to improving the health and well-being of everyone around us, not only the patients in our care, but also the members of our communities. We strive to engage, educate and guide individuals and families to take charge of their health through screenings, classes and assistance programs. Learn More