Cardiovascular Services


Heart disease affects more people than any other condition — and is the leading cause of mortality — in our area and the nation. So when it comes to heart care, it should encompass much more than just the treatment of disease.

RWJ Hamilton specializes in the most appropriate solutions to keep your heart healthy:
  • Prevention - A commitment to health and wellness
  • Diagnosis - Offering a full spectrum of cardiopulmonary testing
  • Treatment - Specializing in minimally-invasive interventions
  • Rehabilitation - Promoting healing through cardiac rehabiliation and support

Your HealthCare Team

Heart disease is more easily treatable than ever before. Our team of medical experts work together to promote, preserve and restore the health of your heart. Armed with current medical research, we can prescribe preventive lifestyle choices that promote cardiovascular health.

Our team includes:

  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiac / Telemetry Nurses
  • Cardiovascular Technologists
  • Imaging Technologists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers

Nationally Recognized Heart Care

RWJ Hamilton is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Get With The Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease Hospital. This recognition is given to hospitals that participate in a quality improvement initiative that is designed to reduce the risk of recurrent heart attacks by helping hospital staff follow proven standards and procedures while coronary patients are in their care.

Minimally Invasive Procedures

A full range of sophisticated diagnostic procedures make it possible to design precise, customized treatment plans. Thanks to minimally-invasive procedures like angioplasty and "clotbuster" thrombolytic drugs, we can stop a heart attack in progress.

Why is RWJ Hamilton an excellent choice for Cardiac Care?

Patients from a five-county area choose to come to RWJ Hamilton. They put their trust in our expertise, technology, medical excellence, research and caring support.

  • Dedicated to catching cardiovascular disease through early detection and intervention
  • Minimally-invasive cardiovascular procedures with state-of-the-art catheterization technology that foster quicker recovery
  • Leader in cardiac emergency care, we exceed standards for life-saving interventions for heart attack and stroke
  • Committed to patient support and rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive wellness programs help you live a heart healthy lifestyle

Patient Stories

  • It felt so good just to be able to walk and not get a cramp in my leg.

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  • “They taught me how to adjust my lifestyle and eating habits, which took away the worry of having another heart attack.”

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