At Sentara, our goal is to provide the safest, most effective heart treatments to help you lead a healthier, happier life. Through cardiovascular research and clinical trials, we can offer our patients access to innovative therapies and options that aren’t yet available to the public.
Heart Research and Clinical Trials
At Sentara we actively participate in national and international studies to test new therapies, devices and diagnostic tools. Our heart experts and specially trained registered nurse research coordinators work together with:
- Local institutions
- Government agencies
- Biomedical companies
At any given time, our research nurses coordinate a large number of clinical trials. These nurses are instrumental in guiding participants through the entire trial process. They coordinate all aspects of your experience and advocate for your well-being.
Our doctors' active involvement in clinical trials enables our cardiovascular teams to improve:
- Care delivery
- Patient outcomes
- Overall health of our surrounding communities
Find a Clinical Trial
We take part in research that focuses on all types of heart disease and treatments, including:
- Arrhythmia treatments
- Heart failure
- Heart surgery
- Medical devices, such as left ventricular assist devices (LVADs)
- Medical management of coronary artery disease risk factors
- Minimally invasive treatment approaches, including transcatheter treatments for heart valve and structural heart disease
Need Help Finding an Expert?
Call 1-800-SENTARA(1-800-736-8272) to learn more.