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Specializing in matters of the heart

Because healthy hearts love longer and we don’t want you to miss a beat.


Advanced Cardiovascular Care

Dignity Health’s North State hospitals provide the most advanced cardiac care in the region. We offer state-of-the-art diagnostics, innovative treatment options and comprehensive rehabilitation services. From routine checkups to lifesaving procedures including heart surgery through our affiliation with Stanford Health Care, our team has the expertise and the dedication to care for your heart.

Heart and Vascular Services

Our diagnostic and interventional cardiology services include:

  • Cardiac arrhythmia management
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Clinical research and trials
  • Heart disease diagnostics and intervention
  • Heart surgery, including minimally invasive
  • High risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Radial artery access
  • Vascular care

Although heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S.,
80 percent of heart disease and stroke is preventable.

Stanford Cardiac Surgery Program at The Mercy Redding Heart Center


Through our affiliation with Stanford Health Care we provide access to world-class heart surgeons for complex care and treatment at The Mercy Redding Heart Center. Our heart surgery procedures include:

  • Complex Heart Valve Repair
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Cardiac Valve Surgery
  • Complicated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • High Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

Heart Conditions We Treat

Heart disease and various conditions affect the heart’s ability to function properly. We diagnose and treat a range of conditions using innovative tools and technology.

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Cardiovascular Services at Dignity Health North State

As a valued patient in one of our hospitals or outpatient heart care centers, you’ll be treated with dignity, respect, and humankindness. Your care depends on your specific needs, but may include diagnostic tests, minimally invasive procedures, medication, surgery, or cardiac rehabilitation.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you’ve suffered a heart attack or had a life-saving heart procedure, our cardiac rehabilitation team provides a safe, monitored environment for patients to regain their strength and confidence.

Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation

Studies show that participating in a cardiac rehab program can:

  • Increase your life expectancy
  • Reduce hospitalizations for heart-related conditions
  • Lower your risk of having another heart attack
  • Improve your health so you develop fewer heart disease risk factors
  • Reduce depression, anger and anxiety

The Importance of Blood Pressure for Your Heart Health

High blood pressure is a very powerful risk factor for stroke and heart disease. Blood pressure tends to creep up. On average, we increase our blood pressure one point every year so as a result, hypertension is very common even in someone who has maintained a normal blood pressure throughout their life.

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Dignity Health offers the most comprehensive cardiovascular care in the North State. Make your heart health a priority today.