In 2007, St. Mary’s was named one of the first 25 Heart Failure Centers in the United States certified by the Joint Commission. Since then, the program has celebrated consistent annual recertifications. In 2009, St. Mary’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory opened with a full service cardiac catheterization team and interventional cardiologist on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to treat cardiac blockages, heart attacks and arrhythmias. Today, we remain committed to providing a full continuum of cardiac care and diagnostics. Exceptional service areas include:
Oconee Heart and Vascular Center is a full-service cardiac practice offering a complete continuum of care for the heart and blood vessels.
St. Mary’s partnership with Northeast Cardiology, the practice of Dr. Paul Beltran, ensures patients with the highest quality cardiac care and easy access to diagnostic and treatment resources. To schedule your appointment please call Northeast Cardiology at
Patients suffering from emergency and long-term heart problems, including heart attack, Peripheral Artery Disease and some congenial heart defects, are treated with interventional cardiology services, including angioplasty and stenting, at St. Mary's state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
St. Mary's launched Athens' first comprehensive electrophysiology program to provide care for persons with cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, as well as pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and management.
St. Mary's Heart Failure Center offers experienced staff, a commitment to patient education, leading edge technology and an unmatched continuum of care to patients suffering from heart failure.
St. Mary's offers Cardiac Rehab Phase I, II and III providing care to individuals as inpatients, upon release from the hospital and as outpatients to promote a healthy lifestyle and take steps to prevent a future cardiac event.
64-slice CT Technology can synchronize with a patient's heart rhythm and capture images between beats, allowing physicians to obtain images so detailed they can see plaque on the inside of coronary arteries.
Watch this video to learn about the heart and blood vessels, health conditions, tests and procedures and treatment options. Heartistry interactive cardiac patient resources are used with permission of Boston Scientific Corporation. © 2011 Boston Scientific Corporation or its affiliates. All rights reserved.