Cardiac care

At The Heart Hospital at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake we put our hearts into caring for yours.

The only exclusive heart hospital south of the Texas Medical Center, our state-of-the-art facility houses an unparalleled team, innovative technologies and specialized programs all aimed at preventing, diagnosing, treating and recovering from cardiovascular diseases.

Our team of cardiologists, cardiovascular physicians and vascular surgeons provide nationally-recognized care to thousands of residents in Friendswood, League City, Webster, Alvin, Dickinson and the surrounding areas.

Heart and cardiovascular services

HCA Houston Clear Lake is a Cycle III with PCI accredited Chest Pain Center as designated by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Our comprehensive programs include a range of services, including:

  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Medical and surgical applications
  • Nursing expertise for recovery and rehabilitation
  • Support for recovering patients

Cardiac imaging and diagnostic services

Among the latest in cardiac imaging technology, our 64-channel, multi-slice CT scanning equipment provides high-speed imaging with high-resolution quality in a matter of seconds.

This non-invasive procedure provides an impressive diagnostic tool with low-dose exposure and ease of use, yielding a significant evaluation of the coronary arteries.

Cardiac catheterization labs

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab is equipped with the latest monitoring and imaging equipment and staffed by experienced cardiac cath teams.

Our inpatient and outpatient cath labs use the most advanced technology, including:

  • ACIST contrast injector
  • Radial approach to catheterization
  • Intravascular ultrasound

Electrocardiogram and echocardiogram services

HCA Houston Clear Lake is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories. The electrocardiogram/echo department offers an extensive range of diagnostics and services to patients.

Cardiac and vascular surgical services

The cardiovascular surgical team at The Heart Hospital at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake delivers the highest level of coordinated care for patients with heart disease. Whether minimally-invasive or open-heart, our vascular and heart surgeons perform a wide variety of procedures, including:

  • Coronary artery bypass
  • Aortic arch repair
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Stent treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm

We also provide surgery services such as atrial fibrillation, carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting as well as a wide range of other related cardiology and vascular surgeries.

Interventional cardiology

Interventional cardiology is a branch of cardiology that specifically focuses on minimally-invasive treatments for certain types of heart disease. Our interventional cardiologists provide a wide range of services:

  • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Radial approach for cardiac catheterizations
  • Chronic total occlusion
  • Laser lead extraction
  • Ultrasound

Vascular Intervention

  • Endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Carotid endarterectomy and stenting
  • Access for hemodialysis
  • Arterial bypass
  • Rotational atherectomy

Stroke care

HCA Houston Clear Lake, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to care for our stroke patients. Our cardiologists, neurologists and emergency care team all work together to provide expert care for stroke.

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