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Heart & Vascular Services & Treatments

You can trust your heart and vascular care to the board-certified physicians and surgeons of Adventist HealthCare. Our teams of cardiovascular experts provide the most advanced, effective and least invasive treatments to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Services

Rely on us for rapid treatment during the critical early stages of a cardiac emergency, as well as comprehensive care for the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions. We focus on your particular situation and help you get back to the life you love.

At Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital and Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, you benefit from:

  • Emergency heart care
    • Chest Pain Centers for expert rapid response to potential heart attack from Maryland’s and Montgomery County’s first programs to achieve accreditation from the Society for Chest Pain Centers (SCPC)
    • Cardiac catheterization (angioplasty/percutaneous coronary intervention/PCI) to quickly open blocked arteries
  • Diagnosis and testing – Electrocardiograms (ECG or EKG), stress testing, ultrasound, CT and MRA imaging, nuclear scans and related options to provide accurate assessment
  • Heart and vascular surgery – Minimally invasive and open procedures ranging from coronary artery bypass and beating heart surgery to valve, aortic and vascular procedures, endoscopic vein harvesting, cardiac tumor removal and more
  • Interventional cardiologyTransradial catheterization, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), ablations, angiography, embolization, stenting, grafts, cardiac assist devices and other minimally invasive lifesaving procedures
  • Electrophysiology – Assessment for the heart's electrical system and rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation (Afib)
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) – Montgomery County's only hospital-based center for non-surgical management of chest pain when medications or surgery aren't options
  • Cardiac rehabilitation, recovery and support – Comprehensive programs nationally certified through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACPR) to help you return to your life after a heart event; education, counseling, and services to support your lifestyle changes
  • Heart and vascular research – Access to the latest information, treatments and participation in clinical trials
  • Heart Health Resources – Computer-based heart health information, assessments, tools and calculators

Put Your Heart in Expert Hands at Adventist HealthCare

Ask your doctor to make a referral to the heart and vascular specialists at Adventist HealthCare or find a doctor online. To speak with a member of our experienced cardiovascular team or schedule an in-person appointment, call 1-800-642-0101.

Minutes Matter!

If you or a loved one experience chest pain, call 9-1-1 now. That's the fastest way to get lifesaving treatment at an Adventist HealthCare Accredited Chest Pain Center.

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