If you or someone with you is experiencing any symptoms of a heart attack, call 911 immediately or go directly to the nearest emergency room.

The heart care experts at Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital focus on preventing, diagnosing and treating disorders of the heart and circulatory system that can lead to heart attack, stroke and other serious conditions. Here, care is a collaborative effort, where board-certified doctors, surgeons, nurses and clinicians provide personalized and compassionate care and support — partnering with the patient and their loved ones to help promote healing and recovery.

Our expert team of cardiac specialists, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technology, are why so many choose us to care for their hearts.

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The cardiac surgery facilities at Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital are equipped to handle a full array of the most current procedures, including coronary artery bypass graft surgery, aortobifemoral bypass, heart valve repair, endovascular repair, commissurotomy, valvuloplasty, heart valve replacement and aneurysm repair. The advanced video integration systems in our surgical suites allow our surgeons immediate access to imaging and lab results, and other vital information at the touch of a button.

Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit features private rooms with a low patient-to-nurse ratio, providing patients with the best possible environment to begin their recovery after cardiovascular surgery. Dedicated heart-care units range from intensive and postoperative to observation based on each patient’s needs and recovery progress. Each stage of care features advanced monitoring technology and a team focused on complete and compassionate care.

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Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab

Located in the James Heart Center, the Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab offers a wide spectrum of diagnostic and treatment tools to identify cardiac conditions quickly and accurately. In fact, our center offers more cardiac testing and treatment space than any other provider in the St. Petersburg/Pinellas County area, and patients are only steps from Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital’s cardiac surgical program.

Our freestanding cath lab includes:

  • Eight private rooms designed with a focus on patient comfort
  • Three cardiovascular catheterization laboratories for arrhythmia studies, stenting  and angioplasty
  • Suites dedicated to ECHO, EKG and TEE/transesophageal echocardiography
  • Two electrophysiology labs specially equipped to study and treat electrical issues in the heart, such as arrhythmia
  • Quick, seamless transport to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital’s cardiac surgical or intensive care units, if needed

Cardiovascular, thoracic and endovascular surgeons at the Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab provide a comprehensive range of surgical treatment options, including:

  • Angiojet thrombectomy
  • Ascending aorta arch, thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair
  • Cardiac assist (ventricular assist device)
  • Cardiac remodeling
  • Cardiac valve replacement and repair
  • Carotid endarterectomy and stenting
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) on and off pump
  • Endoscopic vessel harvesting
  • Endovascular peripheral angioplasty, stenting and graphing (hybrid procedure)
  • Intravascular filter placement
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Less-invasive thoracotomy and VATS lobectomy
  • Maze procedure
  • Minimally invasive endovascular repair
  • Open surgical repair
  • Pacemaker and automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) lead extractions
  • Pacemaker insertion
  • Tracheal reconstruction
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
  • Video mediastinoscopy

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