Welcome to St. Paul's Heart Centre
In British Columbia, many family doctors and cardiologists refer their heart patients for specialized care to St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. The Heart Centre at St. Paul’s is known around the world for its work in the prevention of heart disease and for the care, treatment and support of people living with heart conditions. As a University of British Columbia teaching hospital, St. Paul’s serves as a training facility for cardiac professionals and is a leader in heart disease research, both in the laboratory and in the clinic. In addition to treating patients with heart disease, the Heart Centre also focuses on prevention – helping patients stay well and out of hospital.