Heart

Millions of Americans are affected by heart disease every year. As the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular disease is a priority at BJC HealthCare hospitals.

An expert team of board-certified cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular specialists, nurses and other specialized clinicians are available to care for patients of all ages at all levels of care. Heart and vascular centers at BJC HealthCare hospitals offer innovative technologies to diagnose heart and vascular disease, as well as prevention programs and screenings to help lower your risk. If your heart or vascular disease should lead to surgery, many BJC HealthCare cardiac and vascular surgeons have pioneered procedures that are saving lives today.

You can find a comprehensive approach to heart care at BJC HealthCare hospitals:

  • Nationally recognized heart and vascular specialists at academic and community hospitals
  • Heart and cardiac surgery programs recognized at both adult and pediatric academic hospitals by U.S.News & World Report
  • Comprehensive, high-volume cardiac surgery centers
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat vascular disease patients
  • Cardiac imaging and diagnostics
  • Cardiac catheterization labs
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Preventative care and wellness programs to encourage physical activity, influence healthy eating and reduce heart disease
  • Heart transplant programs and mechanical assist devices at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Specialized care for patients with thoracic aortic diseases, Marfan syndrome, valve defects, atrial fibrillation and carotid artery malfunction
  • The Fetal Heart Center specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of fetal cardiac conditions at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • The Center for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • A pediatric cardiology clinic at Boone Hospital Center, where St. Louis Children’s Hospital cardiologists provide consultations and services http://www.boone.org/peds/heart

For more information on heart health, visit:

Alton Memorial Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Boone Hospital Center

Christian Hospital

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

Parkland Health Center

Progress West Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital