Memorial Hospital’s Heart and Chest Pain Center is a state-of-the-art facility with a team of cardiologists, nurses and technicians trained in treating heart attacks and general heart disease. Our team is committed to providing you fast, quality care to help you get back to the things you love the most.
Our Heart Center is one of the largest dedicated cardiac centers in northeast Florida, with over 10,000 patients treated annually. It is located on the north end of the hospital and has its own entrance, valet parking and waiting room.
Memorial Hospital’s Heart Center is:
- The only Blue Distinction Center for cardiac care in Jacksonville
- Certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
- A U.S. News and World Report’s “high performing” hospital for cardiology and heart surgery, scoring in the top 25 percent of hospitals
- An area leader with our average door-to-balloon time of under 60 minutes
- Chest Pain Center, accredited with PCI from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Memorial Hospital is one of a small number of hospitals in northeast Florida that offers the TAVR procedure. TAVR can help patients with severe aortic stenosis feel better and live longer. It is the only valve replacement option for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are not well enough to undergo traditional surgery.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a procedure that involves using a catheter to thread the replacement valve from a blood vessel in the leg to the heart’s diseased aortic valve and replace it with a new valve without requiring open heart surgery. The malfunctioning valve is ballooned open and the new valve is anchored in place, leaving patients with a smoothly operating valve that delivers better blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body.
The benefits of TAVR in those patients that qualify can include:
- Fewer days in the ICU
- Shorter hospital stay
- Earlier return to normal activities
- Less blood loss than with conventional open-heart surgery
For more information on TAVR, please contact our Valve Clinic at (904)702-8800.
Memorial Hospital offers a variety of treatment options for atrial fibrillation, or afib. The Memorial Hospital Afib Clinic uses a collaborative multidisciplinary approach to determine the best treatment options for each individual patient.
For more information, please contact our Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at (904)702-2342.
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Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI)
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville has partnered with SCRI Cardiovascular. As a leader in cardiovascular research, SCRI Cardiovascular provides a foundation for evidence-based strategies that facilitate optimal and cost-effective patient care. Clinical trial options are currently available at Memorial Hospital.