Heart Institute

St. Joseph Heart Institute

The St. Joseph Heart Institute provides cardiovascular services including cardiac diagnostics, cardiovascular interventions, open-heart surgery, chest-pain center and cardiac rehabilitation. The facility includes a digital cardiac catheterization laboratory and an extensive area devoted to non-invasive testing and cardiac risk screening.

Our focus is to provide state-of-the-art cardiovascular care in a positive healing environment which includes preventing, detecting and managing complex cardiovascular disease.

Invasive procedures and therapeutic services consist of:

  • Cardioversion
  • Tilt table testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI)/PTCA/angioplasty/stent/balloon procedure
  • Percutaneous peripheral interventions
  • Electrophysiology (EP) studies
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
  • Permanent pacemaker implants
  • Open heart surgery (coronary artery bypass graft-CABG, valve repair and replacement),
  • State of the art surgical techniques and IV infusions for outpatient CHF patients.

Non-invasive diagnostics consists of:

  • Stress testing by pharmacology and nuclear scanning
  • Echocardiography (echo)
  • Stress echocardiograph
  • EKG
  • 24 hour holter monitoring
  • Cardiac doppler.