Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is the region’s most comprehensive and experienced cardiovascular institute, and has been providing expert cardiovascular care for more than 50 years.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is uniquely positioned as a leader in the future of cardiovascular medicine. By breaking away from an old-fashioned model of categorized healthcare, the comprehensive and integrated physician and clinical teams work directly with each patient and collaborate among sub-specialties on the most appropriate treatment options to ensure patients are not only receiving the highest quality cardiovascular care, but the right care.


Opportunities for Giving

Initiated in the mid 1980s at the time of the inception of the Heart Institute, this fund supports capital improvements, programs, and patient education within Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute.


Click here to view a full list of funds that support cardiovascular care within Atrium Health, including the pediatric congenital heart program at Levine Children’s.


Leading-edge Care

The vision of Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is to ensure every patient is offered clinical expertise and an experience of care that is amongst the best in the nation.

Sanger’s new Kenilworth location—a state-of-the-art facility spanning 200,000 square feet adjacent to the main campus of Carolinas Medical Center—provides patients access to the most comprehensive care, ranging from general cardiology to the highest surgical complexity, including adult and pediatric heart transplant programs. With the expansion of Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute’s footprint, patients will have unprecedented access to clinical care and patient programs recognized by industry experts to be among the best of the best, including a state-of-the-art cardiac rehabilitation suite, advanced imaging technologies and clinical research, leading surgical techniques, and a vast range of sub-specialty cardiovascular services.

The new facility and plans for its continued growth reflect Atrium Health’s commitment to providing improved access to specialty heart care for patients across the Charlotte region.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Rodriguez, Director, Atrium Health Foundation, at