- Cardiology consultations
- Cardiac calcium screenings
- Diagnostic stress testing
- Interventional cardiology
- Stress echocardiograms
- Nuclear cardiology
- Hypertension treatment
- Cardiac catheterization or angiography
- Coronary stent
- Pacemaker implantation
- and more
Accredited Chest Pain Center With PCI
Wise Regional Health System is proud to announce that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide. Learn More
If you find yourself in need of life-saving cardiac care, rest assured the care you need is available closer to home than ever before.
At Wise Regional Health System, our advanced cardiovascular program provides you and your loved ones a full continuum of cardiac care, unmatched by other area hospitals, eliminating the need for you to travel great distances for high-quality cardiac care.
Our medical staff includes board-certified cardiologists, an interventional cardiologist, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, a cardiac electrophysiologist as well as respiratory therapists, exercise physiologists, and cardiac nurses, all trained in using the latest treatment strategies.
Leading Cause of Heart Attacks | Coronary Artery Disease
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Cardiopulmonary Service Department
Wise Regional Health System’s Cardiopulmonary Service Department provides inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing for patients with heart and lung disorders, including cardiac disease, seizure disorder, sleep apnea and respiratory disease.
Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Wise Regional boasts an advanced cardiac catheterization lab, the only one of its kind in Wise County.
Cardiologists and radiologists perform diagnostic catheterization / angiography of the heart arteries as well as arteries in the abdomen, legs, arms, head and neck. These specialized studies of the heart help physicians determine how to handle the repair of coronary blockages, which methods to use, and the need for more aggressive intervention, such as bypass surgery.
Cardiac Care Unit
For patients who’ve had a heart attack or major cardiac surgery, the cardiac care unit at Wise Regional is equipped to provide continuing specialized care until the patient is stable enough to be moved to a unit with a less intense level of care.
The CCU at Wise Regional offers the most up-to-date monitoring and testing equipment. Our highly trained staff is able to treat cardiac patients in calm, quite setting to provide individualized care, with a one-to-one nurse to patient ratio for the first 24 hours of a patients’ stay in CCU.
The national average for stay for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients. At Wise Regional, it is 3.5 days.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program
The cardiopulmonary rehab program works with you if you have been diagnosed with heart disease, have recently had heart surgery (stent, bypass, open heart), have COPD, and asthma or symptomatic lung disease.
The professional staff of nurses, exercise physiologists and respiratory therapists work with you to provide scheduled exercise and education sessions. You are monitored throughout your prescribed exercise times with the newest technology and computer programs to give feedback on your progress. In addition, you are educated on how your heart and lungs work, ways to decrease stress levels and how to choose healthy diets.
If you have been diagnosed with Cardiopulmonary Disease, talk to your physician about how you can benefit from our program.