We’re here for your heart care needs. Ascension Saint Thomas Heart West Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Center in Nashville, Tennessee provides a network of heart and vascular specialists and 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
- Heart attack and stroke care
- High blood pressure and cholesterol care
- Structural heart and valve care, TAVR and MitraClip™ surgery
- Peripheral artery disease
- Pulmonary hypertension
- 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 Saint Thomas Heart West Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Center 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. We start by listening to you and answering your questions. Our heart surgeons and interventional cardiologists use minimally invasive techniques and image-guided technology to deliver advanced treatments, and outpatient procedures to help shorten your recovery. If you need inpatient care after surgery, we provide that too. Our nursing units have advanced telemetry for monitoring. Your compassionate, experienced care team is here to help improve your quality of life. Other 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
Many of our doctors are also principal investigators in national and regional heart and vascular clinical trials. We are committed to being leaders in cardiovascular research. Our doctors are working to help improve how we diagnose and treat heart and vascular diseases. Talk to your cardiologist to learn more about participating in clinical trials.