Awards and Distinctions at Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute

At the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute, we are leaders and innovators in heart and vascular treatments. Our team of renowned specialists is committed to providing advanced healthcare and remaining at the forefront of cardiovascular care. That commitment is recognized through awards and distinctions by organizations across the country who evaluate heart and vascular programs at thousands of hospitals and healthcare systems.

Top Cardiac Hospital

Orlando Regional Medical Center, an Orlando Health flagship hospital, is recognized as a Top Cardiac Hospital in 2021 for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. Healthgrades is a leading resource for clinical performance and hospital quality.

Healthgrades compares cardiac care performance at Orlando Regional Medical Center against the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common cardiac procedures and conditions.

U.S. News & World Report Recognition

U.S. News and World Report evaluates hospitals annually for high-quality patient care, a commitment to patient safety and other quality measures. For 2020-21, Orlando Regional Medical Center has been named a High Performing Hospital for several cardiac conditions and procedures, including:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

Quality Stroke Care

Several Orlando Health Hospitals have earned the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2020.

Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital and Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center have been recognized for a commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Accredited by the American College of Radiology

The Echocardiogram and the Nuclear Medicine Programs at Orlando Health are accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This accreditation is awarded every three years for quality and distinction.

Recognized for Quality by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The team of surgeons at Orlando Health has earned the top rating (three stars) by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. This recognizes our quality and outcomes in cardiothoracic surgery.