Cardiology and Cardiovascular Care
Erick Hunter received a second chance at life after suffering a heart attack on the basketball court.
St. Joseph Hospital, an accredited chest pain center, delivers cardiology and cardiovascular services that include diagnostic procedures, angioplasties, coronary artery stenting, carotid artery stenting and open heart surgery. Equipped with three labs and a new cardiovascular holding area designed for pre- and post-procedure care, St. Joseph Hospital provides diagnostic and interventional cardiology, diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular procedures and interventional radiology services. The hospital’s newly updated cath lab suite features advanced technology that limits patients’ exposure to radiation and contrast.
Patients also have access to outpatient testing that includes cardiac CTs, nuclear medicine testing, echocardiograms and cardiac risk screenings . Additionally, cardiopulmonary rehab services are available both during and following a hospital stay to help patients improve heart or lung function.