Palmdale Regional Medical Center (PRMC) provides high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities, with 121 licensed acute care beds, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack), and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department.
With expanded medical specialties and diagnostics, frontline cardiac care, minimally-invasive weight-loss surgery, wound care/hyperbaric medicine, and so much more Palmdale Regional Medical Center is committed to providing high quality healthcare. We want to be the kind of good neighbor you will be able to rely on for many years to come!.
The cardiac program at Palmdale Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive program of cardiovascular care that includes non-invasive testing,diagnostic cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology.
Patients in the cardiac program receive assessment,diagnosis,planning,intervention and evaluation according to their individual needs. Cardiologists coordinate care with other members of the PRMC healthcare team,including the surgery and emergency departments.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center is STEMI certified by the American Heart Association,and is one of only 33 STEMI Receiving Centers in Los Angeles County. STEMI stands for ST-elevation myocardial infarction,the technical term for a heart attack. The goal of a STEMI Receiving Center is for a patient who suffers an acute heart attack to receive treatment in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory within 90 minutes after the cardiac event occurs. There are two cardiac catheterization labs at Palmdale Regional Medical Center for this procedure.
The Cardiopulmonary Department offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services. Learn more about coronary artery disease,peripheral vascular disease and deep vein thrombosis.
Transthoracic 2D echocardiograms
Treadmill exercise testing
Pharmacologic (adenosine dobutamine) nuclear perfusion scans
Exercise nuclear perfusion scans (thallium,technicium)
Exercise nuclear scans