Heart and Vascular Health

Heart Care on the Emerald Coast

In Northwest Florida, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast gets high marks for our outstanding heart care using life-saving technologies.

Heart and Vascular Care in Destin

At Sacred Heart we personalize our heart and vascular care for each person’s needs. As the first in the Florida Panhandle to have a hybrid cardiac catherization, the Judy and Steve Turner Heart and Vascular Center continues to bring state-of-the-art heart and vascular care to the community. The hybrid lab adds surgical capabilities to a traditional cath lab so both surgical and minimally invasive procedures can be done during the same surgery. This shortens the overall procedure time, is safer for the patient and improves outcomes. 

Other services in the Miramar Beach area include:

  • Life-saving interventional cardiology procedures such as angioplasty and stent implantation to clear blockages in the coronary arteries and improve blood flow to the heart.
  • Treatment for heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutters, rapid heart rates, and other arrhythmias.
  • Pacemaker insertions to monitor heart rhythm and regulate heartbeat.
  • Vascular procedures to open blocked arteries to the legs or feet from peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and circulatory disorders.
  • Rapid treatment for cardiac emergencies 24 hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year.
  • Cardiac diagnostic studies and procedures, such as stress tests and echocardiograms (ECHO).
  • Cardiac rehabilitation services to help patients return to an active lifestyle as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Our highly skilled cardiologists, cardiac nurses and imaging specialists provide all types of heart care -- from testing to treatment to recovery. For children with congenital heart conditions, pediatric cardiologist Matthew Steiner, MD, from the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is available to provide care – from the womb into adulthood.

The heart and vascular services at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast and Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola are supported by the cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons of Sacred Heart Cardiovascular Specialists.  They have offices in Miramar Beach [Dennis Incorvati, MD, Charles Mayes, MD, Stephen Phlaum, MD ],  Panama City Beach [Amna Ahmed, MD], DeFuniak Springs [Paul Tamburro, MD], Crestview [Vishal Gujral, MD], Bluewater Bay, Niceville [Kevin Holder, MD ] and Port St. Joe [Brent Chapman, MD].  

Personalizing Heart Rehab for Your Needs 

Sacred Heart’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program in Miramar Beach helps our patients return to their normal rhythm of life after a heart procedure. The center offers the newest equipment and latest technology in cardiac monitoring. The rehab plan is personalized for the unique needs of each patient. To learn if cardiac rehabilitation will benefit your health, talk to your doctor, or call 850-278-3094.


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