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General Hospital: 213-977-2121
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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. (See The Heart Institute, one of Good Samaritan Hospital's Centers of Excellence.)

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:

  • Four dedicated cardiac care units
  • Six dedicated cardiac operating rooms
  • Four cardiac catheterization labs
  • A dedicated electrophysiology lab (the busiest site west of Mississippi). 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
  • Echocardiography
  • EKG
  • Treadmill testing

    Interventional Procedures
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Periocardiotomy
  • Stenting

  • Electrophysiology
  • Defibrillators
  • Radio frequency ablations
  • Tilt studies

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Transfusion-free surgery
  • TMR laser

    AMI Transport Program

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

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

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