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Welcome to the Heart Institute of UPMC Western Maryland

At the Heart Institute, it’s our goal to provide patients with the best possible outcome for every encounter. If you’re searching for cardiology treatment in Maryland, look no further than the Heart Institute at UPMC Western Maryland. Our Heart Institute offers both emergent and non-emergent care, providing Angioplasty, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, and Open-Heart Surgery in one convenient location.

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U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospitals for Heart Failure, 2020-2021
U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospitals for COPD, 2020-2021
NCDR American College of Cardiology Chest Pain - MI Registry 2020 Gold Performance Achievement Award
American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold Receiving, 2020
American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold NSTEMI, 2020
American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite - Stroke, 2020

What We Do

We offer superior cardiology services at our Heart Institute and provide both invasive and non-invasive procedures related to heart health, such as Cardiac Rehabilitation, Diagnostic Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Open Heart Surgery and more.

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An Award-Winning Heart Institute

UPMC Western Maryland has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best™ hospitals for Cardiac Surgery.


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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Committed to Our Community

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