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Cardiovascular Services

Our Cardiologists Treat Complex Heart Conditions

At Valley Presbyterian Hospital, our doctors diagnose and treat patients with critical heart and vascular conditions. Heart and circulatory system disorders may be caused by structural conditions such as birth defects, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), obstructions to blood flow in and around the heart or other organs, or other causes. Heart and vascular system disorders should be taken seriously, and they require a fast and precise diagnosis. Our treatment is guided by evidence-based medicine.

The expert, multidisciplinary medical team at Valley Presbyterian includes cardiologists and vascular surgeons. Our medical staff responds quickly and is dedicated to improving our patients’ lives. We employ preventive, rehabilitative, diagnostic, interventional, and surgical treatments for a broad spectrum of heart and vascular conditions.

Our comprehensive cardiac and vascular services include advanced diagnostic technologies, such as echocardiography and vascular ultrasound. These new technologies are non- or minimally invasive for most heart and vascular conditions. We strive to use the least invasive therapeutic options available so our patients heal more quickly.

Conditions We Treat

Our comprehensive cardiology services include the diagnosis, treatment, and management of:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Aneurysms
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • Trauma
  • Non-invasive cardiac stress testing
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary angioplasty & stenting

We Are a STEMI Receiving Center for Heart Patients

It is important to act fast when there is a heart problem. Our highly skilled cardiac response team is ready to treat patients having heart attacks within 30 minutes of arriving at our Emergency Department, 24/7.

Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services has designated Valley Presbyterian Hospital as a STEMI Receiving Center. Paramedics bring patients having heart attacks to our Emergency Department, where they are quickly examined. Depending on the diagnosis and condition, the patient may have immediate angiography, angioplasty or even bypass surgery, if needed.

For more information about our cardiology services, contact us at 818.782.6600.