Advanced Heart and Vascular Center
Bringing experts together in one location organizes heart and vascular care around the patient and leads to seamless coordination and communication. This patient-centered approach results in better, faster care.
The OhioHealth Advanced Heart & Vascular Center on the sixth floor of the McConnell Heart Hospital at Riverside Methodist Hospital brings together the best cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, kidney specialists and radiologists, all in one location. That means patients can see all their doctors, get all their tests and receive a treatment plan — in a single visit. To contact the OhioHealth Advanced Heart & Vascular Center, call (614) 566.2400.
Clinics and Services Offered at the Advanced Heart & Vascular Center
- Structural Heart Disease Clinic
Our experts provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with heart valve disease and other structural heart conditions.
- Heart Failure Clinic
Our team provides support to help patients manage heart failure and live longer, healthier lives. We provide education about diet, exercise and weight management, as well as managing multiple medications. If needed, we offer genetic testing, treatments and access to clinical trials.
- Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Clinic
The OhioHealth Atrial Fibrillation Clinic cares for patients experiencing acute episodes of AFib that require immediate evaluation or support. It is intended to reduce unnecessary emergency department visits and hospitalizations. For more information, call (614) 788-AFIB (2342).
- Hypertension Clinic
We help patients with resistant and complicated high blood pressure who don’t respond to lifestyle changes alone.
- Cardiac and Vascular Imaging
These imaging procedures allow doctors to see inside your heart and blood vessels. Services include echocardiography, vascular ultrasound, nuclear stress testing and exercise treadmill testing.
- Destination Ventricular Assist Device (DT VAD)
For severe heart failure patients who are not candidates for transplant, we offer DT VAD, a mechanical pump used to support heart function and blood flow.
- Cardiac Genetics
We provide genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cardiovascular conditions that cause cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia or hypercholesterolemia.
- EECP® (Enhanced External Counterpulsation)
EECP therapy is a safe, noninvasive, outpatient treatment option for chronic stable angina. It is refractory to optimal anti-anginal medical therapy for conditions without options for other revascularization or interventions. EECP therapy can also be used for those with syndrome x microvascular angina or chest discomfort with normal coronary arteries.
- Critical Limb/Wound Care Center
We care for patients with peripheral vascular disease who are at risk for limb loss. We offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which promotes the healing of wounds.