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"Welcome to the Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute (TUHVI) and the Section of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. I invite you to explore our website and learn more about our patient care services, fellowship training programs, and basic science and clinical research projects."

Asif Anwar, M.D.
Associate Professor Clinical Medicine
Interim Section Chief
Interim Director of Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute

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The Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute (TUHVI) encompasses leading clinical, educational and research programs for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. TUHVI offers comprehensive heart and vascular clinical care at locations on the West Bank of New Orleans at St. Luke’s Medical Center, in Metairie at the Tulane Multi-Specialty Lakeside Clinic, and downtown New Orleans at the Tulane Medical Center, the University Medical Center, and the Southeast Louisiana Veteran’s Healthcare System.

Our physicians specialize in: Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment, Electrophysiology Treatment, Advanced Arrhythmia Management, Preventative Cardiology Services, Lipid Management, Hypertension Management, Women's Heart Disease Treatment, Peripheral Vascular (or Aerterial Disease) Management, Cardiac and Vascular Imaging, Vascular Surgery, and Endovascular Venous Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins. The Institute is a leader in treating peripheral arterial and venous disease.

TUHVI’s nationally recognized clinical faculty are dedicated to the education and training of physicians in Cardiovascular Diseases. Because TUHVI physicians and surgeons are also academicians, patients can be assured that each case is thoroughly reviewed and all available treatment options are considered. TUHVI faculty are leaders of research and development in their subspecialty, often sharing their knowledge by lecturing around the country regarding the latest methods of treating cardiac and peripheral artery disease. TUHVI physicians also serve as clinical investigators, participating in a growing number of clinical trials.