Advanced Heart Failure Therapeutics


Specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiomyopathy with medication, necessary devices, and surgery.

Award-Winning

Logo for Get with the Guidelines 2020 - AHADignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has earned the 2020 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. 

 

 

 

Mechanical Circulatory Support/LVAD Program CMS Certification

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its left ventricular assist device as destination therapy (DT) program by the Center for Medical Services (CMS).

Conditions & Treatments

Advanced heart failure team offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for end stage systolic heart failure/cardiomyopathy. Our team—which includes specialists in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Pharmacy, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, Social Work—will work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your condition. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to offer both medical and surgical treatment options for our patients.

What We Treat

The Advanced Heart Failure team clinicians specialize in cardiomyopathy that includes:

  • All types of heart failure
  • Decreased ejection fraction
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Advanced coronary artery disease with low ejection fraction
  • Advanced valve disease with low ejection fraction
  • Inherited disorders that cause heart failure
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy: Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD)
  • Advanced heart failure related to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Cardio-Oncology: Heart failure related to cancer therapies
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Cardiogenic shock

Learn More About How We Treat Heart Failure

Make an appointment to see us. Call 602-406-8307.

Norton Thoracic Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
500 W. Thomas Rd
Suite 300

Phoenix, AZ 85013

 

 

Treating Heart Failure

Every patient who comes to the Center for Advanced Heart Failure receives personalized evaluation and treatment based on their stage of heart failure.

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is an artificial mechanical pump that is surgically implanted in patients with chronic systolic end stage heart failure.

Meet Our Team

Our team works to make sure that all patients take their medications to help prevent the disease from progressing.

Resources

Discover forms, guidelines, and additional links for more information.