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Palos Health Cardiovascular Institute

Trust your heart care to the experts at Palos Health Cardiovascular Institute. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular services focused on preventing, diagnosing and treating heart-related diseases.

The Cardiovascular Institute is comprised of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, advanced practice registered nurses, nurses, and technicians, all collaborating to offer patients a specific diagnosis and appropriate treatment regimens to facilitate optimal outcomes. We are dedicated to improving your quality of life. To get started, call the Cardiovascular Institute at 708.923.5300 today.

Heart Services and Treatments

Trust your cardiologist and other members of your care team for the medical and wellness services you need to Doctor discusses diagnosis with patientprotect and improve your health. We offer:

  • Prevention and early detection to understand and lower your risk of heart disease, or detect it as early as possible
  • Diagnosis through tests such as echocardiograms, electrocardiograms (EKGs), heart monitoring, and stress and exercise echocardiograms
  • Treatment for heart conditions: heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attack, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, post-COVID-19 care, respiratory conditions, and heart valve diseases
  • Vascular services, specialized care of the blood vessels (arteries, capillaries, and veins)
  • Interventional cardiology procedures to treat coronary artery blockages, and heart attack treatment
  • Cardiac surgery, including coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and open heart valve replacements
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and support

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Your Palos Health team will use the least invasive option whenever possible. This means if you have surgery, your physician will use advanced technology that can result in a faster recovery and reduced risk of pain and infection.

Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic

If you are living with heart failure, arrhythmia, or aortic stenosis, you may benefit from visiting the Palos Health Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic. Here Palos Health Exterioryou will meet with practitioners that can facilitate the management or treatment of your condition while working with your physician. The Palos Health Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic is located at Palos Hospital in the Cardiopulmonary testing area near our main entrance. Call 708.923.5300 for additional information. Visits to the Palos Health Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic are covered by most insurance policies. Please check with your provider to ensure your coverage.

Specialized Facilities

Expect superior care in a setting designed with the needs of patients like you in mind. You may receive care in our:

  • Cardiac catheterization lab, a special examination room with imaging equipment
  • Cardiovascular unit, a dedicated floor in the hospital with advanced technology to treat patients with heart conditions
  • Electrophysiology (EP) lab, a room with technology to study and correct abnormal heart rhythms
  • Operating suites equipped for open heart surgeries and minimally invasive procedures

Inpatient Cardiac Care

Inpatient means you remain overnight in the hospital. For your comfort and the convenience of your visitors, you’ll stay in one room during your time at Palos Hospital. This approach, known as the “universal bed” model, is unique in our area.

Meet Your Care Team

At Palos Health, you’re the focus of an experienced team with a passion for providing the best possible care. Get to know the wide range of multidisciplinary experts you can count on for quality cardiovascular services.

New Procedure for Severe Aortic Stenosis

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If you have been diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis, TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) is a less invasive procedure to replace an aortic valve and may help you get on your feet sooner.

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Nationally Recognized Heart Care

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Rely on the team at Palos Health to expertly diagnose and treat conditions that affect the heart — so you can focus on feeling better.

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Help to Manage Heart Failure

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At the Palos Health Heart and Lung Wellness Clinic, our team will work with you, your family and your primary care physician to create an individualized plan of care to help you feel empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices, understand your condition and manage your symptoms to reduce hospital readmissions.

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State-of-the-Art Treatment for AFib

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If you have AFib that is not result of a heart valve problem, you may benefit from procedure to place a WATCHMAN or other device in your heart. The small device can help prevent stroke-causing blood clots from leaving the heart. This permanent implant reduces the risk of a stroke without the bleeding that may come with the long-term use of blood thinning medications.

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