MCW Cardiovascular Center

MCW Cardiovascular Center

Created in 1992, the Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center (CVC) is focusing on the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of the large family of cardiovascular diseases.

As a result, recent years have witnessed cardiovascular research being well-established at the Medical College of Wisconsin, encompassing broad well-funded areas of investigation addressing the physiological and pathophysiological structure and function of the heart and the vasculature. Read more...


The Cardiovascular Community at Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin aims to become the premier integrated Basic and Translational Academic Organization in the U.S.


The objective is to improve cardiovascular health in Southeast Wisconsin and beyond through innovative, cutting-edge research, and cost-efficient health care delivery.

Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC, MCW Cardiovascular Center Director

Dr. Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC

Dr. Benjamin is a physician-scientist and general cardiology consultant who has research interests in the genetic basis of heart disease, myocardial infarction, and regenerative medicine.

He has been actively engaged, along with his trainees and co-investigators, in basic and translational collaborative research for over two decades. Dr. Benjamin has a track record of innovative research exemplified by the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, which has supported his commitment to transformative lines of investigation on signaling pathways linked to oxido-reductive stress and protein misfolding disorders in humans. Read more...

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Center Faculty News

Recent Publication from the Benjamin Lab

Advances in induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology have set the stage for routine derivation of patient- and disease-specific human iPSC-cardiomyocyte (CM) models for preclinical drug screening and personalized medicine approaches.


Recent Publication from Dr. Sharath Subramanian

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow, Dr. Sharath Subramanian, has recently been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. This article explores whether high-dose statin treatment results in a reduction in periodontal inflammation.


Clinical Care Information

Cardiovascular Patient Care

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

MCW physicians and practitioners see patients at three major affiliates – Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Zablocki VA Medical Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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MCW Cardiovascular Center
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-5611 | FAX (414) 456-6515

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Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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