Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

David Scott Marks, MD, MBA, Acting Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine

David Scott Marks, MD, MBA

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:


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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Transplant Rejection Test, Brain Tumor Treatment Cited by BizTimes

Apr. 28 - Milwaukee BizTimes identifies “12 Big Ideas in Wisconsin Research” that includes two MCW/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin studies. Dr. Michael Mitchell and Mats Hidestrand, PhD, (both Surgery – Pediatric Cardiothoracic) are pioneering a new, less invasive and more cost-efficient way to detect the possibility of transplant rejections. Dr. Harry Whelan (Neurology – Pediatric) is utilizing infrared lasers to destroy malignant brain tumors in children. Biz Times

MCW researcher to investigate diabetic heart susceptibility to cardiac injury

Apr. 21 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate the mechanisms responsible for the susceptibility of diabetic hearts to cardiac injury.

Researchers Partner on $8.5 Million NIH Grant to Wake Forest to Study Hormones

Apr. 20 - The Milwaukee Business Journal reports that MCW researchers will partner in an $8.5 million NIH grant to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The five-year award, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will continue research on how hormones might contribute to heart disease and irregular heartbeats. Milwaukee Business Journal

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

(414) 955-6777

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Cardiology EP Conference "EKG Conference" May 4

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFroedtert Hospital Board Room

Cardiology Cath Conference "Bifurcation Lesion: How to describe, when to intervene?" May 6

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFroedtert Hospital Boardroom

Cardiology EP Conference May 11

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

Cardiology Imaging Conference "Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy" May 13

7:00 AM  - 8:00 AMFroedtert Hospital Boardroom

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