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:

Education

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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News

Dr. Tom Aufderheide part of national panel addressing cardiac arrest

July 1 - The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on cardiac arrest, the third biggest killer of Americans. The panel found many people do not understand cardiac arrest, and many are unwilling to intervene through the use of CPR and defibrillators. Tom Aufderheide, professor of emergency medicine and a member of the IOM, was on the panel who created the study and participated in a national news conference releasing the results.Philly.com

Identical twins needed to study effects of genes and environment on blood pressure

June 23 - Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) are recruiting identical twins for a clinical study that will determine what kind of modifications to one’s genetic code would lead to higher blood pressures. Mingyu Liang, PhD, professor of Physiology, and Srividya Kidambi MD, assistant professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, are the lead investigators for the study.

Dr. Malmsten Describes Cardiovascular Risks for Overweight Black Women

June 24 - Dr. Catharine Malmsten (Medicine – Cardiology) tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that 80% of black women are either overweight or obese, factors that contribute to worse outcomes from heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Contact Us

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

(414) 955-6777

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Milwaukee, WI 53226
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