Interventional Cardiology

It’s In Our Heart to Care for Yours

Interventional cardiologists have one to two years of additional education and training in diagnosing and treating heart disease. At Brookwood Baptist Health, our interventional cardiologists combine their clinical excellence along with advanced, state-of-the-art technology to treat heart conditions in a safe and effective way. In particular, they are skilled in performing nonsurgical, minimally-invasive procedures to correct a variety of cardiovascular issues which can include reducing reduce blocked arteries or stopping heart attacks. This kind of revolutionary procedure gives new hope to patients who are too ill to undergo open heart surgery.

How Do I Benefit?

Typically, patients are allowed to go home the same day of the procedure or are only hospitalized for one night, instead of a longer stay required by open heart surgery. Other benefits to interventional cardiology procedures can include:

  • Less excessive scarring
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Faster symptom relief
  • Reduced complications
  • Less blood loss
  • Absence of general anesthesia
  • Less risk of complications
  • Less trauma to the body and heart

If you are concerned about your or a loved one’s heart problems, it is important to talk to a doctor about interventional cardiology. Search our physician directory for an interventional cardiologist at the location most convenient to you.

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