For many of our patients, managing cardiac health is a lifelong effort. Northwestern Medicine emphasizes the importance of preventive medicine—taking measures to keep disease from occurring—in managing heart health. Northwestern Medicine Center for Preventive Cardiology offers a variety of programs to prevent heart disease and improve your overall heart health.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Northwestern Medicine offers education, care and treatment for adult congenital heart disease.
Cardiac Behavioral Medicine
Northwestern Medicine Cardiac Behavioral Medicine treats the emotional well-being of patients with heart and vascular disease, including stress, depression and lifestyle behaviors.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a supervised program of exercise and education for cardiovascular patients. The goal is to help patients return to the best possible physical condition so you feel stronger, have more energy and decrease your risk for future cardiovascular problems.
Cardiovascular Bridge Program
Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and the Heart Center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago have partnered to establish the innovative Cardiovascular Bridge program.
Cardiovascular Genetics Program
Northwestern Medicine Cardiovascular Genetics Program provides cardiovascular care encompassing genetic testing and medical management for all forms of inherited cardiovascular diseases.
Heart Disease and Pregnancy
Northwestern Medicine Heart Disease and Pregnancy Program has specialists to help manage all forms of heart disease during pregnancy.
Metabolic syndrome is the presence of three or more metabolic risk factors that may predict the future development of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease include both modifiable and non-modifiable habits, traits and conditions.
Sports Cardiology Program
Northwestern Medicine Sports Cardiology Program offers skilled clinical care sensitive to athletes' needs for cardiac health and safe athletic participation.
Program for Women's Cardiovascular Health
Northwestern Medicine Program for Women's Cardiovascular Health is dedicated to identifying cardiovascular disease and providing care designed specifically for women.