Heart & Vascular Center
Top quality diagnosis and treatment. Leading-edge research. Patient-centered care. These are the features that have made The Heart & Vascular Center at
Good Samaritan Hospital among the busiest in the country.
Physicians practicing at Good Samaritan Hospital have pioneered cardiac
care practices now adopted worldwide, and continue to push the bounds
of heart and vascular care. Heart Program researchers have advised the
NIH (National Institutes of Health) and are currently involved in more
than 30 clinical trials assessing the latest therapies.
The skilled surgeons at the Heart & Vascular Center perform many heart
and vascular procedures with minimally invasive techniques that reduce
pain and results in faster recovery.
Click here for information on our Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Management
Click here for information on our Transradial Cardiac Catherization Program
Referring physicians know that their patients will benefit from the
following services at the Heart Program:
Sophisticated Diagnostic Services including cardiac computed tomography, angiography, echocardiography,
EKG and treadmill testing;
Interventional Procedures, including angioplasty atherectomy, pericardiotomy and stenting, all performed
in four fully equipped digital cardiac catheterization labs;
A Dedicated Electrophysiology Labs providing defibrillators, radio frequency ablation and tilt studies;
Cardiac Surgery, performed in dedicated cardiac operating rooms and using minimally invasive
and transfusion-free surgery techniques;
An Acute Myocardial Intervention (AMI) Transport program that safely brings critically ill heart patients from other community
hospitals to Good Samaritan Hospital;
Leading Heart Research Program evaluating the latest and most effective medications, devices and techniques
for heart and vascular patients – before these therapies become
available to the public.
For more information about the Heart & Vascular Center at Good Samaritan
Hospital, please call (213) 977-2211.
For a physician referral, call 1-800-GS-CARES.