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Heart and Vascular Care

Leading cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and a system of excellence.

St. Joseph Health was the first healthcare system to introduce heart care to the Central Texas region. We pioneered cardiac care for this region and continue to develop innovative advancements in cardiac care.

Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and specialists is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple heart conditions. These include: heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart failure and heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) in adults.

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Further facts about our program:

  • Recognized experts in cardiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery
  • A leader in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias
  • Recognized heart attack treatment that consistently exceeds national standards for time-to-treatment
  • Full range of treatment options for atrial fibrillation, including catheter ablation and mini maze
  • The region's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with the highest level of accreditation in the region
  • Equipped to offer specialized treatment to patients with heart failure to help them manage chronic heart disease and improve their quality of life
  • Cardiologists and surgeons who have been pioneering cardiac care for decades, performing more robotic and minimally invasive heart procedures than any hospital in the region

Patient Stories

Jeff Spencer

“The care I received in Bellville, Bryan and in Cardiac Rehab was excellent.” The steady communication and attentiveness of Jeff Spencer’s care teams at CHI St. Joseph Health helped to put Jeffrey Spencer and his wife at ease recently when he suffere...

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Tatianna Curtis

CHI St. Joseph Health EMS and AirMed 12 Save Teen in Cardiac Arrest Tatianna “Tia” Curtis was telling her mother about her day at work one evening, when she suddenly closed her eyes, and her body began to fall against the wall. “She was out – just g...

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Featured Updates

Innovating Heart Care With Minimally Invasive Procedures

FEB 09, 2021

Minimally invasive procedures using catheters can address common cardiovascular concerns with shortened recovery times and reduced pain for patients.

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5 Lent Recipes You’ll Want To Eat All Year

FEB 08, 2021

Lent is a time of repentance, fasting, and growing closer to God. To practice self-discipline, the Catholic Church instructs Christians to abstain from meat — traditionally seen as a luxury — on Ash Wednesday and every Friday throughout the liturgica

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