Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

David Scott Marks, MD, MBA, Acting Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine

David Scott Marks, MD, MBA

The Mission of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is to improve cardiovascular health in Southeast Wisconsin and beyond through innovative, cutting-edge research and cost-efficient health care delivery.

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, located in the Department of Medicine, has 37 faculty members who are involved in patient care, teaching, education and collaborative and innovative research projects with our flagship nationally recognized Cardiovascular Center, MCW Cancer Center, and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. The Division also is an integral part of the Heart and Vascular Service Line, which supports multidisciplinary cardiovascular care, education research across all related disciplines in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Medicine and Surgery, and Critical Care Anesthesiology at the College. All these activities, ultimately, result in a vibrant environment for collaborative clinical care, research, education and community engagement.

Best Doctors 2014

Best Doctors® 2014

Seven Division of Cardiovascular Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2014:


Our cardiology fellowships offer our fellows the opportunity to hone their unique skills across the clinical spectrum while enhancing their paths to becoming junior faculty and health care leaders.

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Fellowship

Electrophysiology Fellowship

Learn more about out fellowship program

Clinical Services

We provide a broad spectrum of clinical services tailored to meet the needs of the patient. Services include:

  • Cardiac catheterization and interventional procedures
  • Comprehensive cardiac imaging
  • Comprehensize End-stage Heart Disease Evaluation and Treatment Program
  • Electrophysiology services

Specialty Clinics

Patient Care Information

Patient care informationMCW Division of Cardiovascular Medicine 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 seeks participants for kidney research

Feb. 24 - The Medical College of Wisconsin is recruiting volunteers for a clinical research study into kidney function and the link between premature birth and kidney disease.

Dr. Tweddell to Lead Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Feb. 24 - The Milwaukee Business Journal reports that Dr. James Tweddell has been named Executive Co-Director of the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. A national search will be conducted to find Dr. Tweddell’s successor at MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Dr. Aufderheide Named “Giant of Resuscitation Medicine”

Feb. 17 - The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) named Dr. Tom Aufderheide (Emergency Medicine) a “Giant of Resuscitation Medicine.” ILCOR is an organization that serves as a liaison for resuscitation organizations across the globe. Wauwatosa Now

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Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 5100
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-6777

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Cardiology EP Conference "EKG Conference" March 2

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFH, Board Room

Cardiology Imaging Conference "Endocarditis and its Complications" March 4

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFMLH Boardroom

Cardiology EP Conference March 9

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMVA Hospital, 5th Floor, Rose Conference Room

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