Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACCIvor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC

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:

Education

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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News

MCW researcher works with Milwaukee EMS to find most effective treatments for cardiac arrest

Dec. 18 - Tom Aufderheide, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of MCW’s Resuscitation Research Center, explained the community-wide research project to evaluate new methods to treat cardiac arrest on WUWM-FM’s Lake Effect program. WUWM FM

Dr. Aufderheide Discusses NIH-Funded Cardiac Arrest Clinical Trial on Chest Compressions

Dec. 1 - In an interview with Wisconsin Public Radio, Dr. Tom Aufderheide discusses an NIH-funded cardiac arrest clinical trial to determine which of two chest compression techniques used by emergency responders provides the best outcomes. Milwaukee is one of 11 North American cities where the clinical trial is being conducted. WPR

Cardiac arrest: MCW research saves lives

Nov. 26 - The survival rate for cardiac arrest in Milwaukee County has been reported one of the highest in the United States, at 12.5 percent compared to less than eight percent for the rest of the country. Research of new, innovative and more effective treatments led by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in partnership with Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), is credited for the rise in survival rates.

Contact Us

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

(414) 955-6777

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Cardiology EP Conference Dec. 22

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

Cardiology EP Conference Dec. 29

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

Cardiology EP Conference "EKG Conference" Jan. 5

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFH, Board Room

Cardiology Imaging Conference "Interesting Echo and/or MRI Cases" Jan. 7

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFMLH Boardroom

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8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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