Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

Cardiovascular Care and COVID-19

Safety is our top priority.

We want to assure you that we are here for you. While the coronavirus has changed much of our daily lives, one thing that has remained constant is our commitment to providing you with the best, safest care possible.

As experts in cardiovascular disease, we also know completing a treatment plan is associated with the best outcomes for patients. That is why we worked closely with our infection prevention and infectious diseases teams to be able to provide the care you need in a safe environment.

Expert Cardiac Care in Rhode Island

The Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute (LCVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals provides the highest level of diagnostic, interventional, surgical and rehabilitative cardiac care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We offer comprehensive cardiac services at multiple ambulatory center locations throughout the region for your convenience and include cardiac diagnostic testing and intervention, cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure management, congenital heart disease management and programs for lipid management, management of hypertension and disease prevention.

See our comprehensive range of cardiovascular services

Combined Expertise in Cardiovascular Care

Our cardiovascular specialists work as a team, across all disciplines, combining their expertise to provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Our philosophy of care emphasizes easy access for patients and an easy referral process for physicians.

Support the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

Please consider supporting the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute by making a gift using our online donation form.

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Donate to Support Cardiovascular Research

Support from our donors advances the mission of the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute, helping our team provide expert patient care and conduct leading-edge research.

Heart Valve Disease

What are the Symptoms of a Heart Attack?

Heart attack symptoms can vary from person to person. Some people may have very few symptoms or may not experience the most common symptoms. 

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Meet Rob

Rob was told he had a 10% chance of survival. Over three years later, he has a new mindset and takes every opportunity to enjoy life. 


After suffering a major heart attack, Walter's biggest victory was walking back into his office. Learn how the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute helped make that possible.

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Support of Wuhan Union Hospital

Lifespan and the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University send support to Chinese academic medical center partner, Wuhan Union Hospital. Our team visited the hospital in 2016.

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Women's Heart Disease

Heart disease takes more women than all cancers combined. The warning signs are different for women than men.

Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Locations