Whether you are in need of a stress test, cardiac calcium scoring, cardiac catheterization, or open heart surgery, our dedicated medical team is here to help you receive the quality care you need, close to home at CHRISTUS St. Michael.
Our Heart Care Team includes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified RNs. Post-surgical care is provided in our Coronary Care Unit, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) and/or Progressive Care Unit (PCU) dependent upon the patient’s needs.
Our duo cardiac catheterization lab offers the latest technology to perform diagnostic studies and procedures for coronary artery disease, including angioplasty and coronary stents, and procedures for other cardiac illnesses.
Mapping the Heart
State-of-the-art EP imaging technology gives electrophysiologists the information they need to navigate the delicate pathways of the heart. The new Electrophysiology (EP) Lab at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System uses the CARTO® 3 System when ablation procedures to treat arrhythmias are performed.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is ideal for those who have experienced a heart attack, have had heart surgery, have had a heart-related procedure such as a cardiac stent or angioplasty, chest pain or congestive heart failure. It is designed to help patients recover from their heart procedure, increase their physical activity, and provide education and counseling to help the patients reduce their cardiac risks.
Our Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Teams are comprised of a number of healthcare professionals including a physician, nurse, exercise physiologist, respiratory therapist and a dietitian. Each member of our healthcare team is here to help the patient achieve his/her optimal level of health and fitness. Learn more about our rehabilitation services.
Learn If You Are At Risk for Heart Disease
Staying on top of your heart health is one of the most important things you can do at any age. A great way to do that is by taking our free online health risk assessment. You can estimate your risk along with other harmful factors that can lead to developing cardiovascular disease. It's everything you need to know about your heart all in one convenient place.