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Heart and Vascular Center

The St. Joseph Hospital Heart and Vascular Center provides complete and comprehensive care to those suffering with cardiac and or vascular disease. These services include a broad spectrum of state of the art diagnostic technologies; treatment facilitated by evidence-based medicine, leading edge therapies and highly trained specialists; education by experienced nurses; and support services ranging from risk factor identification and screening to rehabilitation and heart failure clinic support. As the first hospital in Orange County to provide cardiac care, St. Joseph Hospital continues to lead the community by providing services to both the adult and pediatric patient.

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Our Approach

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s High Performing Hospitals for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery and heart failure, St. Joseph Hospital continues to be a leader in cardiovascular services, offering optimal treatments in a comfortable and enriching environment.

Cardiovascular Services

Our comprehensive cardiac and vascular services include:

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic technologies
  • Treatment guided by evidence-based medicine
    • Open Heart Surgery
    • Percutaneous Structural Heart Procedures
    • Progressive coronary interventions
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Peripheral Vascular procedures
  • Leading-edge therapies
  • Highly-trained specialists
  • Education by experienced nurses
  • Participation in research studies
  • Healthy Lifestyle Series - Diet and Nutrition Program, Exercise Program, Healthy Moments Program
  • The Dick Butkus Heart and Vascular Screening Program
    • Free screenings for military veterans (call for information)
    • Discounted screenings for first responders (call for information)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation program
  • Risk factor identification
  • Support services
    • Structural Heart and Valve Center
    • Congenital Heart Disease Program
    • Heart Failure Program
    • Vascular Wellness and Prevention
  • Structural Heart Disease Program
    • MitraClip (Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair)
    • TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)
    • Watchman (Left Atrial Appendage Closure device)

Treatments for Your Heart Issues

With comprehensive cardiovascular procedures and diagnostic exams, our team of heart specialists at the Center for Heart and Vascular Wellness and Prevention evaluate symptoms and provide treatment for cardiovascular ailments such as:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Valve disease
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Hypertension
  • Endocarditis
  • Bradycardia
  • Tachycardia
  • Aneurysms

Diagnostic Evaluations

The Heart and Vascular Center makes use of advanced diagnostic techniques to help evaluate the causes and provide optimal treatments for cardiovascular diseases. These state-of-the-art diagnostic tests include:

  • Angiogram
  • Cardiovascular CT and MRI
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac stress test
  • Echocardiogram
  • EBCT (electron beam computed tomography)
  • Stress Tests
  • EKG (electrocardiogram)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • Holter Monitor
  • Nuclear Studies
  • PAD (peripheral arterial disease) screening
  • Tilt Table Test