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Heart & vascular

Quality, personalized heart care when you need it most

Quality heart care isn’t just about saving your life during a heart attack or about getting you back on your feet afterward, it is also about preventing heart problems in the first place. That’s why Novant Health Matthews Medical Center provides advanced diagnostic testing and treatment for pulmonary, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions for inpatients and outpatients.

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Our state-of-the-art facility has received a full Cycle III Chest Pain Center accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and offers a wide variety of heart and vascular services to help you live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Cardiovascular services

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Novant Health Matthews Medical Center gets to the heart of the problem, with cardiovascular services aimed at preventing, diagnosing, treating and recovering from cardiovascular diseases.

Cardiovascular services include:

  • Cardiac scoring
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Echocardiograms
  • Holter monitoring
  • Stress testing
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Peripheral angiograms and stents
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Rapid chest pain response in the emergency department
  • Cardiac catheterization lab
Cardiac rehabilitation

The road back from a heart attack, heart surgery or other cardiac medical procedure can seem challenging. Our specialized cardiac rehabilitation program can help you strengthen your heart, lower your cholesterol levels and blood pressure, control your diabetes, maintain a healthy weight, and increase your bone density. Our talented clinicians will work together with you to give you the broadest range of solutions specific to your heart health. Under the medical supervision of a cardiologist, our exercise experts, cardiac nurses, psychologists, dietitians and other specialists will work together to create a health and exercise plan just for you.

Cardiac rehabilitation in Matthews is located in the Novant Health Wellness Center at 1500 Matthews Township Parkway, Matthews, NC 28105 and can be reached by calling 704-316-3990. Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation.

Heart catheterization lab

Heart catheterization test results help physicians diagnose a number of conditions, including heart and vascular disease, defective heart valves and congenital heart defects.

These results help the doctor select the best treatment option by identifying the number and severity of blockages. Potential treatments include medication, balloon procedures, stents and bypass grafts.

Critical care transport

Our critical care transport service takes patients to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, where they will receive care from one of the largest comprehensive heart and vascular programs in the area.

Heart Failure Clinic

Heart failure is a condition that occurs when the heart has difficulty pumping blood to the rest of the body. More than half a million people are diagnosed with heart failure every year, but with the right medical guidance, many of these individuals are able to live normal, active lives. Whether you are newly diagnosed or you have been living with this condition, Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute’s Heart Failure Clinic is here to help you understand and manage your disease. With three convenient locations in Charlotte, Huntersville and Matthews, we work with your physician to develop a treatment plan that teaches you how to live with heart failure and improves the quality of your life. Treatment plans may include:

  • Nutrition counseling to help you with salt and fluid intake
  • Personalized medication plan
  • Exercise goals geared to your activity level
  • Tips for living with heart failure

The Heart Failure Clinic in Matthews is located at 1450 Matthews Township Parkway, Suite 360 and can be reached by calling 704-384-8888.

Learn more about heart & vascular services offered by Novant Health.