Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care

Newark Beth Israel BuildingNewark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) located in Newark, New Jersey is a 665-bed community-based teaching hospital offering services to patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area. We provide expert care in a technology-rich environment. Newark Beth Israel 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 NBIMC’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services.

Full Complement of Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services

NBIMC’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 electrocardiogram (EKG) or an open-heart procedure.

Award-Winning and Accredited Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care

As an award-winning cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving residents throughout New Jersey, the New York metropolitan area, Pennsylvania and the Eastern seaboard, NBIMC is a center of excellence, is listed as a World’s Best Hospital in Newsweek magazine and is rated an “A” Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group.

NBIMC’s Heart, Vascular and 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:

  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography and Vascular Testing
    This accreditation demonstrates NBIMC’s Echocardiography Lab and Vascular Center have undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components, with results showing it provides high-quality patient care, in compliance with national standards.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
    • Echocardiography facility (Cardiac Non-Invasive, Adult Transesophageal, Adult Transthoracic, Adult Stress)
    • Vascular Testing facility (Extracranial Cerebrovascular, Peripheral Artery, Peripheral Venous, Visceral Vascular)
  • The Joint Commission: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
    This certification recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. The certification decision is based on the evaluation of standards, clinical practice guidelines and performance measurement activities.
  • The Joint Commission: Disease-Specific Certification for Acute Coronary Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, and Ventricular Assist Devices
    This certification demonstrates the highest level of recognition achievable by a health care provider for the commitment to excellence in providing disease-specific services in a comprehensive manner.
  • American Heart Association: Get with the Guidelines Gold
    Award-Resuscitation, 2017 – 2020 for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital. Guidelines include following protocols for patient safety, medical emergency team response, effective and timely cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and post-resuscitation care.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Primary Stroke Center Certification
    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 and 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, perfusionists and echocardiographers, technicians, pharmacists, and ancillary staff, all ready to take care of you. Our dedicated congenital pediatric cardiology team and adult structural heart team, All of our Critical Care Registered Nurses are highly skilled and trained in advance critical care nursing practice.

Our multidisciplinary team is well versed in the management of patients with severe heart disease, significant artery blockages and who are experiencing situations like cardiogenic shock, requiring mechanical circulatory support and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

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.

To make an appointment with one of our heart, vascular and thoracic specialists, please request an appointment:

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