We understand that heart health is very important. That's why, for
over 35 years, we have been the region’s most advanced and comprehensive
provider for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The
Heart and Vascular Institute at Covenant provides services, ranging from
routine diagnostic testing through complex interventional and surgical
procedures. The Institute provides cardiovascular specialists with advanced,
state-of-the-art technology to perform clinical procedures in the most
effective and safe method possible.
Covenant Health maintains the only
Certified Chest Pain Center in the region. We provide 24/7 coverage for emergent cardiac catheterization
and open heart surgery. The Chest Pain Center also provides community
health screenings, education, and support group meetings.
The Heart & Vascular Institute continues to develop disease specific
programs to address community needs.
A collaboration with Texas Heart Institute providing high-tech care options
such as Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant. Additionally,
chronic CHF is managed locally allowing patients to increase life activity.
A multi-specialty physician service that provides patients with advanced
valve disease options previously not available locally. Procedures such as
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is performed in the Hybrid CVOR. Other structural heart disease procedures
are vetted by the Valve Team to provide the most optimal care available.
A multi-specialist physician team of Interventional Cardiologists and CT
Surgeons that collaborate on best clinical options to treat aortic aneurysm.
Both, Abdominal and Thoracic Aneurysms are treated endoscopically allowing
the patient to recover quicker with short hospital stay.
Encompasses advanced technology and highly skilled staff in treating Atrial
Fibrillation and many other arrhythmia disorders.
Cutting-edge imaging and treatment options to re-vascularize vessels via
minimally-invasive techniques. Highly skilled cardiovascular specialists
perform angioplasty, Atherectomy, and stenting to regain blood flow to
extremities and carotid arteries.
A collaborative between Cardiologists and Oncologists to screen and treat
cancer patients who may be susceptible to Chemo-Induced or Radiation-Induced
Accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is located within the
Covenant Lifestyle Center. This program treats post-PCI and post-surgical patients. More recently,
a Heart Failure Rehabilitation program has been implemented.