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Heart & vascular

Delivering comprehensive heart and vascular services

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 600,000 people dying of heart disease each year. That’s why Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute are committed to doing what’s right for your heart: prevention, screening, treatment and rehabilitation services to help you lead a longer, healthier life.

For more information on heart and vascular diagnostic tests offered in Charlotte, please call

704-384-CARE (2273)

Your heart and vascular health is a top priority; you should have the comfort of knowing you’ve got the highest quality care on your side. You can trust our expert heart doctors to provide you with the latest heart and vascular tests and treatments – from minimally invasive heart surgery to drug-eluting stents.

Cleveland Clinic

We are proud to be the only local facility affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute. This partnership with the nation’s number one heart-care program enables us to bring you world-class heart and vascular services right here at home.

Diagnostics

When found early and treated appropriately, the risk of cardiovascular disease can be reduced significantly. That's why we offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic tests and heart-healthy evaluations:

  • High-tech operating rooms, including an endovascular operating suite for open and minimally invasive procedures
  • Programs to help you reduce your risk for heart disease and live healthier
  • Rehabilitation programs to get you back to your life quickly after treatment
  • Ankle Brachial Index
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac scoring
  • Coronary CT angiography
  • Echocardiogram (Echo)
  • Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP)
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Electrophysiology procedures
  • Holter monitoring
  • Stress and tilt testing

Learn more about each of these diagnostic tests offered at Novant Health.

Treatments

When you need heart care, you want the most leading-edge diagnostic technology available to find out what's wrong quickly. Our team of heart specialists has the advanced training and state-of-the-art technology to quickly and accurately diagnose most heart conditions. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, we offer a wide variety of programs and treatments, including:

Pediatric cardiology

We all know that little ones have different needs and so do their hearts. That’s why children in need of heart care get special attention from our pediatric cardiologists. We use painless tests to find the cause of your child’s heart problem quickly and in a way that eases fear and anxiety.

Our pediatric cardiologists are specially trained in caring for infants, children and adolescents with heart problems such as:

  • Congenital heart defects
  • Heart murmurs
  • Chest pain
  • Fainting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irregular heart rhythms

When your child’s heart needs care, you can rest easy knowing Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute has specialists equipped to handle their specific needs. 

Find a Novant Health pediatric cardiologist using our online directory or by calling 704-384-CARE (2273)

Cardiac rehabilitation

We also offer a cardiac rehabilitation program for patients with heart disease. During this program, our team of experienced cardiac nurses and specialists will work with you to create an individualized and closely monitored exercise plan.

Staffed by a group of dedicated professionals, the program includes exercise therapy, nutrition education and counseling, psychosocial education and counseling, and smoking cessation and support. Using state-of-the-art cardiovascular exercise equipment at our rehab facility, you will be able to safely improve your aerobic conditioning and ensure that you can continue living a healthy and active life.

Cardiac rehabilitation in Charlotte is located at the Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute prevention location across from Presbyterian Medical Center - 125 Baldwin Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28204 - and can be reached by calling 704-384-5031.

Take the first step toward heart health and register for our $25 heart health screening. Call 704-384-CARE.

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 Charlotte is located at 1718 E. 4th St., Suite 105 and can be reached by calling 704-384-8888.

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Support our heart & vascular services in Charlotte

A new Remembrance Wall has been unveiled in the Labyrinth Courtyard at Presbyterian Medical Center. This unique tiled painting provides you with a special way to pay tribute to loved ones and friends while supporting a worthy cause – the expansion of cancer, heart and hospice services for Novant Health’s greater Charlotte market. Learn more about the Remembrance Wall and securely donate now online.