Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

Fannie E. Rippel Foundation Heart Institute

Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) located in Jersey City, NJ, is a 348-bed acute-care, community-based, teaching hospital offering families across Hudson County expert care in a technology rich environment. Over the years, Jersey City Medical Center has established and continues to maintain its reputation in providing you, the patient, with the most comprehensive and compassionate level of care possible. At the forefront of these efforts is JCMC’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services.

Full Complement Line of Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services

JCMC’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services’ multidisciplinary, integrated and patient centric approach to care delivery provides patients with a network of comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic care options, produces results which exceed national quality benchmarks, features the latest technology and innovative trials, and ensures the best team of clinicians will be by your side whether you are getting a diagnostic EKG or an open-heart procedure.

Award-Winning and Accredited Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

As an award-winning cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving Hudson County residents, JCMC’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic provides patients and their families with the most comprehensive and compassionate care, such is reflected in the numerous awards and recognitions collected over the years. These include, but are not limited to:

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: Stroke Gold Plus Quality Award (Eight consecutive years)
    • The Plus Quality Award is an advanced level of recognition awarded to a hospital that has been able to demonstrate at least 75% compliance for 12 consecutive months for the required number of Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures.
  • Det Norske Verita – Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL): Primary Stroke Center Certification
    • The Primary Stroke certification recognizes a hospital as being equipped to evaluate, stabilize and provide emergency care to most patients with acute stroke symptoms and either admit the patient to a designated unit or designated stroke beds, or to stabilize, treat and facilitate transfer to the next higher level of care.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Primary Stroke Center Designation
    • This designation recognizes hospitals able to provide patients with a wide-range of comprehensive stroke services, including but not limited to: access to an acute stroke team; neurology and emergency department personnel trained in the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke; neuro-imaging services capability; among others.

Our Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Specialists

Whether you have heart disease or any type of vascular or thoracic disorder, we are here for you. Our multidisciplinary teams comprised of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists; alongside our dedicated team of sonographers, nurses, technicians, pharmacists and staff, all ready to take care of you. Our teams are able to deliver comprehensive, compassionate care that uses evidence-based guidelines, as well as leading-edge noninvasive, invasive, diagnostic, and therapeutic techniques and therapies.

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Delivering Advanced Cardiovascular and Thoracic Care Right Here in New Jersey

For decades, RWJBarnabas Health has delivered advanced cardiovascular and thoracic care, pioneering breakthrough techniques that have revolutionized the field. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provide comprehensive, compassionate care. Learn more about our programs and specialties, which include diagnosis, treatment, and continued support for people living with cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.

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