The Division of Cardiology at UI Health combines medical and surgical approaches to deliver the highest level of care for disorders and diseases of the heart. Our team of experienced cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons provides complete heart care, from diagnosis to intervention, and is supported by a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including neurologists, imaging experts, and vascular surgeons. Our heart doctors are among Chicago's experts in treating and managing cardiovascular diseases.


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Keep Your Heart Healthy

UI Health physicians can help you prevent, diagnose, and treat heart disease. Learn more about our Cardiovascular Program for Women.


Interventional Cardiology Program

Our interventional cardiologists provide minimally invasive treatments for a variety of heart conditions and diseases without the need for open-heart surgery.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The Cardiac Rehab Program helps patients recover from the cardiovascular event and prevent future heart problems.

Structural Heart Program

Our combination medical/surgical program provides transcatheter procedures to treat heart valve disease — eliminating the need for open-heart surgery.

Cardiovascular Program for Women

The Cardiovascular Program for Women is devoted to identifying early predictors of heart disease in women, in addition to specialized care for pregnant women with heart disease.

Familial Heart Disease Clinic

The Familial Heart Disease Clinic specializes in cardiovascular genetics, which deals with the treatment, examination, and study of heart conditions caused or affected by a person's family history.

Heart Failure Program

The Heart Failure Program at UI Health offers complete heart failure care, from early prevention strategies to end-stage treatment options.

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Our cardiac electrophysiologists diagnose and treat arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, and other heart rhythm disorders.

Onco-Cardiology Program

The Onco-Cardiology Program at UI Health provides cardiac care to patients with cancer and manages cardiovascular disease and cardiotoxicities that can result from cancer treatments.

Preventative Cardiology Program

The Preventive Cardiology Program at UI Health focuses on the prevention, management, and treatment of risk factors for cardiovascular disease.


Dr. Dawood Darbar

Dr. Dawood Darbar is the Chief of the Division of Cardiology at UI Health. Dr. Darbar is an experienced clinical electrophysiologist who has built a robust academic-clinical electrophysiology practice. His particular area of expertise relates to the assessment and management of patients with inherited heart rhythm disorders, including long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome. Dr. Darbar provides state-of-the-art therapies, including atrial fibrillation ablation, to patients with arrhythmias. He also specializes in the genetics and ablation of arrhythmias, insertion of pacemakers and defibrillators, and cardiac rhythm monitoring.


Our Locations
Outpatient Care Center (OCC), Suite 3C

1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612

University Village Primary & Specialty Care, Suite 240
1309 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60607

To request an appointment, please call 312.996.6480.