Cardiac care

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center continues to grow with new cardiovascular innovations. Our caring and skilled professionals are here to assist in the early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease. In order to ensure the most effective diagnosis and treatment, we offer an array of traditional and non-invasive cardiovascular tests.

Non-invasive cardiac and peripheral studies

  • Exercise stress test
  • Pharmacological stress test
  • Nuclear stress test
  • 2D N-mode echocardiogram
  • 12 lead EKGs
  • Venous peripheral vascular Doppler studies
  • Arterial peripheral vascular Doppler studies
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram

Traditional cardiac and peripheral studies

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary balloon angioplasty
  • Coronary stent placement
  • Aortagrams with runoffs
  • Peripheral vascular balloon angioplasty and stent placement
  • Endovascular repair
  • Renal artery angioplasty and stent placement
  • Placement of permanent pacemaker
  • Implantation of cardiodefibrillators
  • Placement of vena cava filters
  • Interventional nephrology

Cardiac Cath Lab

The Cardiac Cath Lab at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is located on the second floor in the South Tower. It is immediately adjacent to the operating room. Our Cardiac Cath Lab is equipped with advanced radiology equipment and patient monitoring systems. Our unit is open for elective procedures from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

Cardiology at HCA Houston Healthcare

Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and parts of the circulatory system as they relate to the heart. Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the cardiovascular system.

Learn about Cardiology