Depend on the Area's Most
Experienced Heart & Vascular Team
Consider these impressive numbers. University Hospital offers the largest, most comprehensive medical staff in the area. Its team of nearly 600 skilled physicians includes more cardiologists and cardiac surgeons than any area hospital.
These compassionate physicians continue a long tradition of "firsts." University developed the area's first cardiac catheterization program, performed the region's first angioplasty, and transplanted the first heart in Georgia. University also was the first hospital in Georgia to use drug-eluting stents and to operate a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program of its size and scope..
Heart & Vascular Facilities and Services
The region's most experienced cardiothoracic surgery team,including skilled technicians and private practitioners
Cardiac catheterization unit with six labs and the latest digital technology
Vascular testing lab that is fully accredited by the Intrasocietal Commission for Accreditation for Vascular Laboratories,a recognition earned by fewer than two percent of facilities nationwide
Coronary care unit staffed by trained cardiac clinicians who carefully monitor heart patients using state-of-the-art equipment
Dedicated Stroke Unit that offers a multidisciplinary approach to care
Hospital-wide wireless telemetry,which allows patients who need heart monitoring to be placed in the hospital based on their primary diagnosis,yet have the security of heart monitoring
Emergency Department with cardiac monitoring in every room
Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center with an indoor track as well as aerobic and strength training equipment