Patient Care

Departmental faculty sees patients in the UI Heart and Vascular Outpatient Clinic, as well as in multispecialty clinics such as the John and Mary Pappajohn Clinical Cancer Center at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

We have a variety of services that include:

  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery 
  • Endovascular thoracic graphs for patients with aneurysms 
  • Epicardial lead placement for biventricular pacing
  • Heart and lung transplant 
  • Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement 
  • Transmyocardial revascularization (TMR)
  • Ventricular assist device (VADs), including electric VAD and bridge to transplant

For our referring partners:

Consultations are enhanced by mailing or faxing pertinent medical information about your patients in advance. Please address correspondence to the appropriate clinical service and direct to:

        Cardiothoracic Surgery
        University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
        200 Hawkins Drive 
        Iowa City, IA 52242-1089

Contact a specific division

Please remind your patients to notify our Reception Desk staff of who their referring provider is when they check-in so that we may properly communicate results after each appointment.

Additional information for our referring providers can be found on the University of Iowa Health Care website.

After-Hour Referrals

UI Consult: 

        Phone: (800) 322-8442 
        Fax: (319) 356-4428 

Emergency Room and Inpatient Transfer Requests 

UI Transfer Center: 

        Phone: (800) 890-5969 
        Fax: (319) 467-5546