Safety Alert: iPhone 12

Safety Alert: iPhone 12 May Affect Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Apple iPhone 12 models and MagSafe Accessories may cause interference with some medical devices including pacemakers and defibrillators when not kept at a safe distance. Apple MagSafe accessories are wireless magnetic charging systems, including wireless chargers that attach magnetically to iPhone devices, cases with built-in components, wallets with built-in components, and leather sleeves with built-in components.

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Cardiac Surgery

Every member of our team at St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute follows a philosophy of providing specialized care, unique to each patient's needs. We are a leader in all aspects of advanced cardiac surgery, offering the latest technological advancements combined with a personalized approach.

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St. Joseph's Heart Health Services

St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute offers a full range of services to care for your heart, including emergency heart attack treatment, cardiac and vascular diagnostics and testing, surgery, and cardiac rehabilitation.

Our heart health services include:

Take our heart health risk assessment and take action to reduce your level of risk.

Excellence In Cardiac Care

St. Joseph’s Heart & Vascular Institute has a legacy of commitment and dedication to providing the best possible care for our patients. Our exceptional quality outcomes in caring for heart patients have earned us the following recognitions:

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons ranked St. Joseph’s Cardiovascular Surgery Program in the highest category for quality and successful outcomes (a 3 out of 3 star rating), two out of the last three years (including 2020), achieved by only 5 percent of hospitals nationwide
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission
  • Designated STEMI Heart Attack Receiving Center
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center® by Blue Shield of California for Cardiac Care
  • Designated as a Cigna Center of Excellence for Cardiac Care
  • Five-star rated for Heart Failure Treatment
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Vascular Surgery
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Heart Attack Treatment 
  • Top-star rated for Open Heart Surgery

Cardiac Research & Clinical Trials

The doctors and research investigators in St. Joseph's Cardiac Research Department conduct clinical research ethically, safely, and efficiently.

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Call Our Heart Patient Navigator

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a heart condition, call our Heart Patient Navigator at 209.467.6540. We can help answer your heart related questions and connect you to resources, information, and support.

Diagnosis and Treatments

Our Heart & Vascular Institute physicians use the latest technology to ensure an accurate diagnosis. We use state-of-the-art imaging tools that provide highly detailed pictures of your heart and veins. We strive to use the most minimally invasive treatment option available for each patient while providing a comprehensive team approach to your care.
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  • Heart Matters


    Our Heart & Vascular Institute is committed to helping patients manage
    cardiac disease through community education. Learn more about the
    comprehensive conditions our cardiovascular experts treat.   

Stay Healthy

At St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute, our cardiac team is dedicated to helping you live a heart healthy lifestyle. We invite you to share in our mission of creating a heart healthy community.

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Advanced Heart Disease Clinic

St. Joseph’s Medical Center is one of a select group of providers to offer patients in our region Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), a less invasive procedure for heart valve replacement designed for patients with severe aortic valve stenosis.

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Details & Directions

Details & Directions: St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute