Cardiology

Cardiology

Cardiology provides diagnostic, treatment and surgical services to patients with diseases or disorders of the heart and vascular system. Good Samaritan Hospital's cardiology department is among the finest (and most experienced) in the nation, caring for one of the largest patient volumes in the western United States, with state-of-the-art treatments and technologies. Patients benefit from expert and experienced physicians and surgeons, the most recent and advanced diagnostic services, safe emergency transport, specialized nursing, patient education and a comprehensive rehabilitation program.

Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons work with highly skilled and experienced teams of specialists, including cardiac anesthesiologists, intensivists, perfusionists, critical care nurses, nurse coordinators, technicians and others to ensure that each patient receives expert and personalized care.

Cardiologists are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week for immediate medical assistance. Good Samaritan Hospital offers:

  • Two dedicated cardiac care units
  • Two dedicated cardiac operating rooms
  • Three cardiac catheterization labs, two of which are Hybrid Operating Room Cath Labs
  • A dedicated electrophysiology lab. The hospital also maintains the Acute Myocardial Intervention (AMI) Transport Program for safe transportation of critically ill cardiac patients.

Services Offered

The department offers an array of services, including:

Cardiac Care

  • Noninvasive Services
  • Angiography
  • Cardiac Catherization
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Treadmill testing

Interventional Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Periocardiotomy
  • Stenting
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

Electrophysiology

  • Defibrillators
  • Radio frequency ablations
  • Tilt studies

Cardiac Surgery

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (213) 977-2214.

For a physician referral, call 1-800-GS-CARES.