Riverview Regional Medical Center's Heart Center
Heart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability
in the United States. At Riverview Regional Medical Center, we provide
comprehensive, technologically advanced heart care delivered by knowledgeable,
experienced cardiac professionals. Our heart care specialists offer state-of-the-art
heart care, from diagnosis and emergency intervention to the latest treatments,
preventive education and rehabilitation.
About Riverview Regional's Heart and Vascular Center
Riverview's Heart and Vascular Center was opened in 2004. The facility's
14,000 square feet is solely dedicated to heart care patients. The state-of-the-art
facility houses two fully digital cath labs, a pacemaker/defibrillator
lab and a 64-Slice Philips Brilliance CT scanner. The stand-alone heart
center has nine outpatient/same day beds and seven overnight/post-procedure beds.
- Heart catherterizations
- PTCA or angioplasty/stents
- Pacemaker implants
- Defibrillator implants
- Various vascular procedures
- CT scans
- CT angiography
The "one-stop shop" is convenient for patients and families.
The patient scheduled for an outpatient cath procedure is admitted, prepped
and recovered in the stand-alone heart center.
History of Dedication to the Community
Riverview Regional has long been a regional leader in coronary care. The
area's first bypass surgery in northeast Alabama was performed at
Riverview in 1982.
Meet Our Team
Expertise and compassionate care are two of the main traits of all the
members of our team. When it comes to caring for your heart our expert
physicians will be there for you every step of the way.
More About the Heart Care Center
Chest Pain Center
Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Imaging
Advanced diagnostic and imaging technology to determine the type and extent
of heart disease.
Comprehensive heart failure care with the latest treatment options.
Heart Rhythm Disorders
Specialized diagnostic and treatment services for state-of-the-art arrhythmia care.
Minimally invasive techniques to unblock arteries and improve blood flow.
Expert care for conditions that affect the arteries and veins.
Men's Heart Care
Women's Heart Care
Other Helpful Resources
Every second counts. If you see or have any of these symptoms, immediately
call 9-1-1 or your emergency response number.
Riverview Regional Medical Center
600 South 3rd Street Gadsden, AL 35901