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Cardiovascular

The Heart & Vascular Center

North Florida Regional Healthcare is home to The Heart & Vascular Center, a strong and growing cardiovascular program that cares for thousands of patients throughout North Central Florida.

The highest quality cardiovascular care begins with experts who are committed to high quality patient outcomes. At The Heart & Vascular Center of North Florida Regional Healthcare, physicians, nurses and clinical staff are dedicated to providing excellent clinical outcomes in a caring, compassionate manner. North Florida Regional is home to Gainesville’s only accredited Chest Pain Center.

Cardiac Tower Room The opening of our new South Tower and $62 million Phase IV Expansion means that cardiovascular patients admitted for treatment are cared for in the Heart & Vascular Suite, an area reserved exclusively for cardiovascular patients. Physicians and hospital leaders believe that, when physicians, nurses and other providers with special training for this group of patients work together side-by-side in a dedicated area, outcomes are enhanced.

And this area on the 2nd floor of the new South Tower is only a part of the same strategy of connecting cardiovascular providers, facilities and patients. Within The Heart & Vascular Center, areas of care are strategically placed so that they are as close as possible – surgery rooms, catheterization labs and non-invasive, diagnostic testing – they’ve expanded and, if necessary, relocated for clinical integration. The goal, always, is quality care for patients.

More About The Heart & Vascular Center

North Florida Regional Healthcare is home to Gainesville’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center and a strong and growing cardiovascular program that delivers comprehensive care to thousands of patients throughout North Central Florida. Physicians, nurses and clinical staff are dedicated to providing excellent clinical outcomes in a caring, compassionate manner in state-of-the-art facilities. North Florida Regional expanded and centralized our heart and vascular care in order to care for our patients more effectively. In 2016, our physicians implanted our first Left Atrial Appendage Device and expanded our Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) repair services to include both our Vascular Surgeon & Interventional Cardiologists. We also introduced the aortic valvuloplasty into our ever-growing list of cardiovascular services. Leaders of North Florida Regional believe quality care is best delivered when physicians, nurses and other providers trained in cardiovascular care work side by side in an area devoted to patients with these unique needs. The Heart & Vascular Suite is nearby on the second floor of the South Tower where care is provided exclusively for patients with heart and vascular conditions. Non-Invasive Diagnostic Services and our catheterization laboratories are located on the first floor of the hospital’s North Tower.

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For information or referral to a cardiac surgery specialist, please call Consult-A-Nurse® at (800) 611-6913.