- Heart & Vascular Care at Loyola Ranked among Top 25 in the Country
Loyola's cardiology and heart surgery teams are nationally recognized for delivering advanced care for a broad range of heart and vascular conditions.
- AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO DIAGNOSING AND TREATING COMPLEX ARRHYTHMIAS
Loyola’s Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine is one of the leading centers in the area for diagnosis and treatment of complex heart rhythm disorders. Loyola cardiologists Peter Santucci, MD, (left) and Smit Vasaiwala, MD, skilled in electrophysiology, offer treatment options that may be unavailable elsewhere.
- A Fluttery Heart Beat Can Signal a Problem
Atrial fibrillation is a rapid and irregular heartbeat, and the condition can be serious. Loyola’s cardiology and heart surgery program is nationally recognized for the diagnosis and treatment of AFib and other heart rhythm conditions.
- BlueCross BlueShield Recognizes Loyola Cardiac Care
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois has awarded Loyola's cardiac care program with its Blue Distinction® Center+ designation. The accolade highlights the superior care that our clinically integrated team of heart specialists provide to patients every day.
- NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS IN HEART FAILURE CARE
Loyola Medicine cardiologist Alain Heroux, MD, works in a clinically integrated care team to offer the latest advancements in heart failure care. From medication therapy to heart transplant procedures, Loyola’s Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine is nationally ranked in cardiology and heart surgery.
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Surgeons Ed McGee Jr., MD, (from left) Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, Mamdouh Bakhos, MD, and R. Anthony Perez-Tamayo, MD, PhD, are among the top specialists who make up Loyola Medicine's cardiovascular team. U.S. News & World Report ranked our cardiology and heart surgery program No. 18 in the nation.
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“(After my procedure), I felt 100 percent better. I wasn’t tired anymore. I told (my doctor), ‘You’re good at what you do.’” – Bill Heenan