Our services

Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute – Shorefair cares for adults of all ages with diseases and disorders affecting the heart and vascular system. Whether you have an acute heart concern or are living with a chronic issue such as heart disease, our care team is here for you. We can diagnose new concerns and develop a unique care plan for you. We can also help to manage ongoing conditions.

We offer diagnostic cardiac and vascular tests including:

  • Cardiac stress tests (to assess heart function during activity)
  • Nuclear stress tests (a way to assess blood flow using radioactive material)
  • Carotid and vascular ultrasounds (non-invasive ways to assess blood flow)
  • Echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms (non-invasive imaging procedures done at rest or during exercise)
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG; a recording of electrical activity of the heart using sensors placed on the skin)
  • Tilt table exams (tests of heart function in positions ranging from standing up to lying down)

Our providers treat heart conditions with procedures including:

  • Coronary angioplasty (to widen or unblock the coronary artery with the use of a balloon)
  • Coronary artherectomy (to remove plaque from blood vessels to improve blood flow)
  • Heart arrhythmia treatment/electrophysiology (to assess the heart’s electrical activity)
  • Interventional cardiology treatments (to repair damaged or weakened parts of the heart using a small, flexible tube)

For patients with permanent heart devices and chronic heart conditions, we manage ongoing care in specialty clinics such as:

  • Congestive heart failure clinic
  • Valve clinic
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) clinic
  • Coumadin (warfarin) clinic