Cardiology and Stroke Center
Leaders in Cardiac Care
The UMC Cardiology and Stroke Center provides patients with access to a trusted team of highly experienced physicians, nurses and other medical professionals who share a steadfast commitment to promoting successful outcomes and improved quality of life. Offering a wide range of services, the UMC Cardiology and Stroke Center utilizes advanced technology supported by highly refined, evidence-based processes to quickly diagnose, treat and rehabilitate patients.
Located on the third floor of the hospital’s main tower, the Cardiology & Stroke Center offers private rooms equipped with the latest technology and monitoring equipment to ensure patients receive the high-quality care they deserve.
The UMC Cardiology and Stroke Center Offers:
- Three dedicated cardiac catheterization suites, allowing highly skilled physicians to perform lifesaving procedures using the latest, cutting-edge technology.
- Advanced forms of treatment, including complex percutaneous coronary intervention, a minimally invasive procedure used to treat narrowed or obstructed coronary arteries.
- A commitment to improved safety through the radial approach to cardiac catheterization, which is used in a majority of procedures to reduce the risk of major bleeding
- A 12-bed Cardiovascular Care Unit (CVCU) equipped with the latest technology to provide post-operative care to open-heart surgery patients
- A high-tech, 12-bed Coronary Care Unit (CCU) to manage the care of critically ill cardiac patients
- A comprehensive range of advanced diagnostic tools, including electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiogram (echo), cardiac stress testing, implantable loop recorders and Holter monitors
- A dedicated Heart Failure Clinic staffed by a board-certified cardiologist and a nurse practitioner who help patients manage medications and symptoms to promote improved quality of life
- A Cardiac Rehabilitation Program offering personalized treatment plans focused on physical activity, nutrition, stress management and other key areas
- An Open-Heart Surgery Program supported by highly specialized surgeons and the latest breakthroughs in clinical technology
- Nevada’s ONLY cardiology fellowship program supporting the availability of quality care for generations to come
Resources and Information
Working in collaboration with the Healthy Living Institute at UMC, the UMC Cardiology and Stroke Center remains committed to providing valuable information and complimentary classes to help community members reduce their risk of heart disease. In addition to offering a wide range of exercise and nutrition classes, the Healthy Living Institute at UMC also provides life-saving CPR training at no cost for participants. Click here to view the full calendar of upcoming events offered by the Healthy Living Institute.
UMC also encourages community members to review the helpful resources below from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association to learn more about heart disease, including valuable information about the early signs of a heart attack, how to respond to emergencies and a risk assessment tool.
- Early Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms, (English)
- Early Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms (Spanish)
- Recognize & Respond - CPR and AED Information
- Risk Estimator - Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)
- "Answers by Heart" Fact Sheets from the American Heart Association
Community Health Assessment
Learn more about the impact of heart disease in our community by reviewing the latest Community Health Assessment Report from the Southern Nevada Health District.
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