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Cardiac Services

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital Cardiac Services offer comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and primary care for patients with all types of heart disease.

A cardiologist and a CNA giving a mature male a blood pressure screening

Care is tailored to each individual’s needs and is provided by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists, dietitians and other health care professionals. Our team of heart specialists provides a comprehensive range of services—right in your own backyard.

Individuals experiencing chest pain are quickly evaluated for appropriate treatment which may include thrombolytics (clot busters) to minimize damage to the heart.

Some individuals may be referred for diagnostic procedures such as stress tests, transesophageal echocardiograms, electrophysiology testing, tilt table studies, continuous blood pressure monitoring or cardiac catheterization. Such tests allow physicians to identify heart rhythm aberrations and determine valve function and the condition of heart muscle and coronary arteries.

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has partnerships with tertiary care facilities to provide an option for a seamless transition to advanced cardiovascular medicine, cardiac and vascular surgery, and vascular radiology care for patients who need these services.

Adult Cardiology Services

  • Diagnostic heart catheterization
  • Diagnostic echocardiography
  • Diagnostic stress testing
  • Heart failure management
  • Heart rhythm evaluation and management
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Peripheral vascular care
  • Preventative cardiology