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Ascension St. Joseph Hospital - Cardiology

Ascension St. Joseph Hospital - Cardiology

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About Us

Our heart and vascular doctors at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital Heart Center in Tawas City, Michigan, deliver personalized care that’s right for you.

We’re here for your heart care needs. Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City, Michigan, provides complete heart and vascular care, and specialty services — all in one location. We offer cardiac imaging and other heart tests to diagnose and monitor your condition. Your doctor and care team works with you to help prevent heart attack and stroke. And, we help you manage high blood pressure, high cholesterol, irregular heartbeats and other risk factors for heart disease. Your doctor listens to understand you and your health concerns. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you.

A team of heart and vascular specialists

Cardiology specialists deliver personalized treatments for many heart and vascular conditions. We have cardiovascular surgeons and care teams who specialize in repairing damage to the heart and arteries to help prevent heart attack and stroke. We deliver detailed heart studies to help diagnose and monitor your condition. Heart and vascular specialists deliver care for:

  • AFib and heart rhythm disorders
  • Congenital heart disorders
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease, angioplasty and stent placement
  • Diagnostic and non-invasive cardiology
  • Heart attack and stroke care
  • High blood pressure and cholesterol care
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • PFO closures
  • Pulmonary embolisms
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Structural heart and valve care, TAVR, Watchman™ and MitraClip™ surgery
  • Vascular disorders, such as aortic aneurysm
  • Women and heart disease

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, including chest pain or stroke symptoms, go directly to the ER or call 911.

Ascension St. Joseph Hospital delivers 24/7 emergency care. We work quickly to understand your condition and deliver the care you need.

Supporting your heart care recovery

We understand having heart or vascular surgery can be stressful. Now that your treatment is over you and your family may have questions and our heart care team is here to support you. Your care team will discuss the many options available for your recovery to assist you in returning to your daily activities. We listen closely to your needs since each person’s recovery is different. Onsite services include:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Heart nutrition counseling
  • Heart failure education programs and senior wellness
  • Medication anticoagulation management
  • Transitional care, bridging next steps once home.

Cardiovascular research

Ascension Michigan is a leader in cardiovascular research. This research provides patients with access to the latest therapies, devices and techniques. Our heart care teams help to improve your quality of life, and bring hope to those with limited or no treatment options. Talk to your cardiologist to learn more about participating in clinical trials.