Who Does Your Heart Beat For?
The cardiac experts at Dignity Health want your heart to keep beating
strong for your loved ones. Our heart assessment tool helps identify
issues that might need diagnosis.
Heart and Vascular Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center offers cutting-edge preventative care and cardiovascular diagnostic and treatment services. We are proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center from the American College of Cardiology, a recognition given to hospitals that have achieved a high level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack.
Meet the Team
Our cardiac specialists collaborate with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to ensure you receive the most comprehensive and convenient care possible.
Services and Programs
St. Joseph’s state-of-the-art Heart & Vascular Institute includes:
- Advanced cardiac imaging
- Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
- Cardiac MRI
- Cardiac Telemetry Unit
- Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU)
- Dedicated cardiothoracic operating rooms
- High-resolution cardiac CT scanning
- 3D Echo
- Hybrid OR
Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has earned the 2019 American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes St. Joseph's commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
Online Heart Assessment Tool
The chance of developing coronary heart disease can be reduced by taking steps to prevent and control factors that can put you at greater risk. This FREE cardiovascular risk educational tool will take about 7 minutes to complete. At the end, you will receive personalized, strictly confidential information that will help you:
- Assess your current cardiovascular health status and identify those medical or lifestyle conditions that may lead to development of the disease
- Take action to reduce your level of risk
Heart Conditions Treated at St. Joseph's
Cardiovascular diseases include conditions of the heart and blood vessels. You may be born with a congenital heart defect or develop heart disease over time. From the first warning signs of a heart attack to the final stages of congestive heart failure, our dedicated cardiovascular healthcare professionals are here for you.
Chest Pain Center
St. Joseph’s commitment to help prevent, diagnosis and treat heart disease is evident in our numerous accreditations.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
American College of Cardiology
Heart Video Library
To celebrate Heart Month, the staff at St. Joes asked our doctors challenging questions about heart disease. Watch the video to see if the experts were baffled or got it right. There’s a new question every day.
EHAC Early Signs and Symptoms
Early Heart Attack Care (or EHAC) education advises how to recognize the early signs and symptoms of a heart attached. We want to educate the public how to become an active bystander so you can save a life – even if it’s yours.