From prevention and diagnosis to treatment and recovery, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital’s Heart Center delivers state-of-the-art services with the most compassionate care.

Our highly specialized medical team is well-trained—and experienced—in the latest advancements in heart surgery and other heart treatments.

Patients with coronary artery disease are typically treated with procedures like angioplasty and stenting, coronary artery bypass grafting (surgery), and medications to improve blood flow to the heart muscle. Other procedures available include:

Catheterization Laboratory Procedures
  • Ablation of complex arrhythmia
  • Angioplasty with stenting
  • Atrial septal defect closures
  • Defibrillator implantation
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Electrophysiologic evaluation of complex arrhythmias
  • Evaluation of cardiac valves
  • Evaluation of congenital heart disease
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Patent foramen ovale closures
  • Vascular angioplasty and stenting
Noninvasive Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures
  • Cardiac and vascular ultrasound
  • Doppler exams
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Holter monitoring
  • Nuclear treadmill testing
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Multi slice cardiac/vascular CT angiogram
Surgical Procedures
  • Aortic root and arch surgery
  • Cardiac Anesthesia Monitoring
  • Cerebral oxygenation monitoring
  • Continuous right and left heart function monitoring
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
  • General thoracic surgery (Mediastinal tumors; lung surgery; extensive, minimally invasive, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery)
  • Heart valve replacement and repair
  • Perioperative transesophageal echocardiography
  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization
  • Thorascopic microwave ablation
  • Vascular surgery (aortic, cerebrovascular renal and peripheral)

 


 

Our heart care family

At the core of our Heart Center is a well-rounded team of top-notch professionals with years of experience and specialized training in the most advanced cardiac care practices. From cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons to cardiovascular technicians and critical care nurses, it’s a long list with many hard-to-pronounce titles. Whether or not you understand the title of the professional, you will always understand the care you are receiving.

Every member of HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, no matter what his or her role, lives and works by the belief that the best results only happen when each person is treated with compassion and individual attention. That means making sure you and your loved ones understand every step of the care and treatment you receive at our Heart Center and throughout our hospital.
 

Meet our Prevea Heart Care family

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