Heart and vascular conditions include heart attack, coronary artery disease, congenital (present at birth) heart defects and stroke. Through the Orlando Health Heart and Vascular Institute, the cardiovascular experts at Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital care for all types of heart and vascular conditions with the latest proven methods and technology.
Our compassionate care team includes physicians, nurses and support staff who specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating heart and vascular disorders that can lead to heart attack, stroke and other serious conditions. Services we provide include:
Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital’s cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab) provides accurate imaging of narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, evaluation of the heart’s pumping chambers and valves, and more. With the ability to treat patients with cardiac and vascular problems by utilizing intravascular ultrasound and thrombolysis and the latest in balloon, wire, and stent technology, the program offers minimally invasive technology available to help patients recover faster.
Orlando Health – Health Central’s interventional cath lab patients will also rest well in the CardioVascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), a unit designed to care for interventional recovery and high-risk vascular and cardiac patients.
Patients experiencing ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), a heart attack with a blocked coronary artery, will receive the fastest, most advanced care possible with the new Code STEMI program at Health Central. This severe heart attack is caused by a prolonged period of blocked blood supply that carries a substantial risk of death and disability if not for a quick response by many individuals.
With the implementation of the Code STEMI program, interventional cardiologists now provide around-the-clock care and begin the appropriate process when a heart attack patient is en route to the hospital.
Outpatient Cardiac Care at Health Central includes the following services and programs:
The heart and vascular department at Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital is part of the Orlando Health Heart and Vascular Institute. With a network of highly experienced physicians and more than 40 subspecialty services, the institute provides award-winning cardiovascular care to the residents of Central Florida and surrounding communities.