At 81, Robert Kraus told his doctors he didn’t want a complicated, open-chest procedure to replace his aortic valve. That’s when he learned about a new, minimally invasive procedure now available at UK HealthCare known as TAVR, the latest advancement at the UK Gill Heart Institute.
Read more about Robert’s story and how TAVR helped him quickly return to his normal activities.
Dr. Maya Guglin started her career as a cardiologist in Volgograd, Russia. Today, she revels in the "thinker's specialty" as she pursues her clinical and research interests in heart failure and mechanical assist devices at the Gill Heart Institute.
Dr. Samy-Claude Elayi, and his team at the UK Gill Heart Institute, helped 44-year-old Rae Wagoner go from homebound to gymbound.
Dr. Vincent Sorrell calls it a "labor of love" and Amazon.com calls it "invaluable." "Questions, Tricks, and Tips for the Echocardiography Boards" is now available for purchase.
The National Institutes of Health has renewed a 5-year, $1.2 million grant to the University of Kentucky to help prepare clinical scholars for leadership positions in cardiovascular research.
Gill Heart Institute's Dr. Alison Bailey, has brought an innovative exercise program to Lexington, and you can be a part of this fun, free event on Friday, May 30.
Alison Bailey has been named the Director of Ambulatory and Preventive Cardiology for UK HealthCare.
UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute has received the "Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award" from the American Heart Association.
Students from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy’s Operation Heart Committee paired with faculty mentors from the UK Gill Heart Institute to host Hearts for Kentucky in Morehead.
Ventricular assist devices (VAD) not only make the difference between life and death for heart failure patients -- they also make a difference in the quality of a patient's life, often improving overall health more than other methods of treatment. The University of Kentucky has been performing VAD procedures since 1995 and recently earned their third straight biannual Certificate of Distinction from The Joint Commission (TJC), the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
For the third year in a row, Keeneland and Maker’s Mark have chosen the Gill Heart Institute to benefit from the proceeds of its Charitable Bottle Series.
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