Heart and Vascular Care

Leading cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and a system of excellence.

St. Joseph Health was the first health system to introduce heart care to the Central Texas region and we continue to develop innovative advancements in cardiac care.

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

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Other facts about our program:

  • Recognized experts in cardiology, heart surgery and vascular surgery
  • A leader in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias
  • Recognized heart attack treatment that consistently beats national standards for time-to-treatment
  • Full range of options for the treatment of 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 care for the treatment of heart failure patients to help them manage chronic heart disease and improve their quality of life
  • Cardiologists and surgeons who have pioneered cardiac care for decades and perform more robotic and minimally invasive heart surgery procedures than any area hospital

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

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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Plan For It: Stroke Symptoms and Next Steps

OCT 15, 2020

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While the risk of stroke increases as you age, strokes can happen to anyone at any time. Paul Goen, MD, medical director at the St. Joseph Heal...

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