Onco-Cardiology Program

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INSTITUTE

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

DIRECTOR

Guilherme Oliveira, MD (cell 302-682-4126)

KEY CONTACTS

Heather Blume, CNP (cell 330-608-0893)
Monica Lewis, RN (cell 330-608-6672)

APPOINTMENT LINE

Please call Todd Harford, Program Coordinator, for appointments and transfers at 216-844-8448.

Conditions Treated

  • Cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy
  • Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Interventions

  • Cardiovascular risk evaluation prior to cancer treatment (chemotherapy or radiation)
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction and management
  • Pre-emptive cardiovascular therapy to reduce risk of cardiotoxicity
  • Echocardiographic and biomarker surveillance of cardiotoxicity
  • Preoperative cardiovascular evaluation in cancer patients

Distinguishing Features

  • Largest volume free-standing onco-cardiology program in the nation
  • Leading-edge imaging technology for cardiotoxicity surveillance: 3-D echocardiography with strain imaging and cardiac PET/MRI
  • National reference/training center for other onco-cardiology programs

 

About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.