Your heart. Your life.

At Piedmont's Heart and Vascular Center, our goal every day is to give our patients the highest level of quality cardiac care. And we know that begins before you arrive at the hospital and continues throughout any procedures and treatments as you regain your strength and return to your active lifestyle.

Designed with the needs of our cardiac and vascular surgery patients in mind, we provide a convenient, comfortable setting in the cardiac care unit for effective treatment. Our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization suite and dedicated cardiothoracic and surgical intensive care unit allow heart patients to receive the focused, high-quality care they need.

Meanwhile, our experienced surgeons, heart specialists and nurses are dedicated to keeping your heart healthy.

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  • Prioritize your most harmful cardiovascular risk factors

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Heart and vascular services

  • Cardiac catheterization labs for angioplasty, stent placement and diagnostics
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Intra-aortic balloon application
  • Minimally invasive and traditional approaches to cardiac and vascular surgery
  • Open-heart surgeries including coronary bypass grafting and heart valve replacement
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) treatment
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Post-resuscitation care including therapeutic hypothermia
  • STEMI and advanced life support-equipped ambulance technology
  • Treatment of heart attack, congestive heart failure and additional cardiac and vascular problems
  • Rehabilitation programs and support groups for recovery and prevention of heart attack and stroke


Expert care, every time

Our nationally accredited Chest Pain Center and Vascular Laboratory combines award-winning, compassionate care with advanced technology.

Piedmont Medical Center is also the first in the area to offer emergency cardiac care before you even leave your home. Our specialized cardiac team and state-of-the-art ambulances are equipped with an emergency alert system, which drastically reduces the diagnosis and treatment times for patients suffering from the most dangerous type of heart attack, one caused by the complete blockage of a coronary artery.

When a patient is experiencing a STEMI heart attack on the field, we prepare the catheterization lab for treatment – all before the patient arrives.

 


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Health Fact:

25%— American deaths caused by heart disease.


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