Decatur General’s Cardiovascular Progam serves the Tennessee Valley and beyond by offering a variety of quality service dedicated to patient care and safety, medical education, research, and community service. We have assembled a diverse and accomplished team of medical professionals whose members take a collaborative team approach to diagnose and treat your cardiovascular condition. Our highly-trained medical professionals combine advanced yet proven medical techniques with innovative facilities to provide you with the most appropriate prevention and care for your cardiovascular conditions. We also offer an exceptional patient experience through our dedication to creating an atmosphere that is warm, friendly, and always puts you and your health first.
The Cardiovascular Program at Decatur General features an extensively trained staff of cardiologists, cardiac nurses, cath lab and cardiovascular technologists, surgical staff and therapists, ready to restore your heart and help you step back into a rejuvenated, healthy lifestyle. Many of our staff members are sent to university labs for advanced training in specialty areas like surgically installing permanent pacemakers and implantable defibrillators. Decatur General is the only Certified Chest Pain Center with a Cardiac Cath Lab in Morgan County. According to the American College of Cardiology, Cardiac Cath Labs are the recognized standard of care for diagnosing coronary artery disease.
Our medical professionals are highly skilled at diagnosing a wide range of cardiac disorders. Benefits of using the Cath Lab include:
- Accurate and timely diagnosis of disorders.
- Thorough and understandable courses of treatment.
- Surgical and non-invasive options.
- Intravascular ultrasounds using the latest technology.
We specialize in:
- Automatic implantable defibrillator.
- Permanent pacemaker implant.
- Temporary pacemaker insertion.
- Left and right heart catheterization.
- Arterial closure devices.
The Heart of it all
The heart of a cardiovascular program is not just the facility itself but the team who works in that facility. The cardiovascular team at Decatur General holds fast to standards and understands that heart care is not just a science, but an area for compassion. Our team continues to set new goals, create more growth and promote high standards of care for our community. And, it’s comforting to know that should the need arise, help is right here at home.