The University of Minnesota Health Heart Care vascular medicine program is one of the oldest and most respected in the nation. The program has been recognized for its focus on individual, family and community health. Vascular medicine specialists focus on preventing disease and preserving health. Patients are provided an efficient, state-of-the-art non-invasive approach to vascular disease detection. Patients are empowered with knowledge that they can use throughout a lifetime to sustain vascular health. All lifestyle, pharmacological, endovascular and surgical treatments can be provided, in collaboration with primary care and other vascular specialists. Most vascular medicine specialists are also board-certified cardiologists. Thus, your heart and vascular care can be coordinated within one integrated care plan.