Heart Services

The Heart and Vascular Institute at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the San Fernando Valley, provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art heart and vascular services, including:

  • Cardiovascular disease screening and prevention
  • Non-invasive diagnostic testing
  • Emergency care for heart attack patients
  • Interventional and surgical treatment of complex cardiac conditions
  • Heart and vascular education and support programs

Heart and Vascular Care Specialists

Our award-winning Heart and Vascular Specialists, combined with the latest medical technology, help us take care of your heart-from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation.

Our heart specialists use non-invasive diagnostic testing designed to measure the heart's performance, pinpoint problems and accurately identify the most appropriate treatment. They are highly skilled in invasive diagnostic and interventional therapies including medical and surgical procedures such as angioplasty, atherectomy and stents. These procedures are designed to prevent or stop a heart attack in progress, or to correct other heart problems such as angina (chest pain) and stroke.

Providence Holy Cross is one of the few hospitals in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys to offer minimally invasive heart valve surgery - routinely performed at fewer than 20 hospitals in California. The Chest Pain Centers at Providence Holy, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Providence Tarzana Medical Centers Cross are all STEMI Receiving Centers, meeting guidelines established by the American Heart Association and approved by the Los Angeles County Department of Emergency Medical Services.

All three Medical Centers have developed heart arrhythmia evaluation and management programs focused on addressing abnormal heart rhythms that may result in sudden cardiac death or diminished quality of life. Our programs are recognized as leaders in arrhythmia treatment and set the standard for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys.

Our cardiac surgery services include traditional open-heart surgeries such as coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and heart valve repair and replacement, as well as off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB), minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery and transfusion-free cardiac surgery.

Heart and Vascular Rehabilitation and On-Going Support

Our follow-up heart and vascular care and lifestyle education programs are key components to help you continue on the road to good health. The cardiac rehabilitation and fitness programs at Providence Holy Cross, Providence Saint Joseph and Providence Tarzana Medical Centers are individualized, step-by-step programs designed to get your heart back in shape and improve the overall quality of your life. Beginning with a medical evaluation to assess physical abilities, medical limitations, and psychosocial needs, a supervised exercise program is designed to strengthen your heart, manage your weight, and manage other health issues such as diabetes or high blood pressure. Other educational and support programs that encourage a healthy heart include Smoking Cessation, Stress Management, and Nutrition Counseling, to name just a few.

Trust your heart health to the Providence Holy Cross, Providence Saint Joseph, and Providence Tarzana Medical Centers. Our comprehensive screening and prevention programs, patient and family support, and educational outreach services bring innovative, comprehensive, compassionate care to our San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys communities.

Learn More about Heart and Vascular Care at Providence Holy Cross

For more information call Providence Holy Cross anytime at 818-365-8051.

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