Cardiovascular diseases are the common cause of mortality in Iran and the world. Therefore, education and research in this area is of paramount importance. Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, as one of the top universities of Iran, is greatly responsible in this regard. Cardiovascular department of universities have initiated their work for many years now and a large number of talented experts are trained in this field every year. Meanwhile, valuable medical treatment services are provided for patients.
Cardiovascular department was established in 1991 after separation from internal department and in the presence of Dr. Manouchehr Radpour and four faculty members of university. Today, this department has 30 faculty members at two hospitals of Ghaem and Imam Reza, recruiting 10 new residents and providing three fellowships every year in echocardiography and inversion fields.
Other fields, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure and congenital diseases of adults and children, are active in cardiovascular ward.
Development of educational quality in three basic, professional and fellowship levels and development and enhancement of research and educational activities and better services for patients are some of the goals of cardiovascular department. May the tree of knowledge at this department becomes stronger by day.