Is Your Heart Healthy?

Every year, more Americans die from heart-related conditions than from any other cause. Sadly, many people don't even realize their heart is at risk until a major event like a heart attack. When you act early to check your heart, you could be in a better position to catch potential issues and to make a plan that could help keep you healthy for the long run.

Making heart health a priority

Heart health is about more than just your heart. Blood pressure, cholesterol, family history, and other factors all play important roles in keeping your heart strong. If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.

Leaders in Heart & Vascular Services and Research

UP Health System - Marquette is the region's leader in cutting-edge and compassionate heart care. We provide the best possible heart disease care with a world-class team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons. 


Access to state-of-the-art technology and innovative treatments leads to the best results for our patients. UPHS - Marquette is paving the way forward in heart care, with cutting-edge procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and the Watchman left atrial appendage closure device implant. Two new catheterization laboratories were added to UPHS - Marquette in 2017, which introduced the Innova IGS 530 (GE Healthcare) to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These new cath labs boast a number of advancements that assist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the heart.  


Our Clinical Research team works with our expert physicians to bring the best improvements in medical treatment, prevention, and diagnosis to our patients. Patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials that span from implant device technology to innovations in pharmaceuticals. Notable trials conducted at UPHS - Marquette include the EVERA MRI, the world's first full-body, MRI-safe defibrillator, and several active studies on investigational implantable devices such as BeAT-HF. 


UP Health System - Marquette is a Duke LifePoint hospital, a partnership that brings in Duke's world-renowned leadership in patient safety and clinical quality systems in heart care. Nationally, UPHS - Marquette achieved recognition in 2017 from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for having the second-lowest heart attack readmission rate in the United States. UPHS - Marquette also received Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI accreditation in 2017 and again in 2021 from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Our Services

Heart & Vascular Team
Diagnostic Testing
Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Open Heart)
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Vascular Care
Vein Center
Active Cardiovascular Research Trials
Heart Attack Warning Signs



Common Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disease: Dr. Kris Dosh, UPHS - Marquette Heart & Vascular

What is Atrial Fibrillation?: Dr. Rudy Evonich, UPHS - Marquette Heart & Vascular

Cardiovascular Devices and Implants: Dr. David Pesola, UPHS - Marquette Heart & Vascular

What is a Cardiac Cath Lab?: Dr. John Pap, UPHS - Marquette Heart & Vascular

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 906.449.3440.