Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Programs and Specialties

at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

man holding basketballRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest and most comprehensive health care system in New Jersey. At the forefront of our efforts are our Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services.

As a pioneer in advanced heart, vascular and thoracic technologies, our multidisciplinary teams of cardiologists, surgeons, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, radiologists and nurses provide unparalleled care to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of our patients. Our teams lead with compassion, using comprehensive, evidence-based guidelines and leading techniques and therapies that treat the whole patient.

Our interventional cardiologists and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory staff are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to perform emergency angioplasties when needed.

Cardiac Cath Lab Offers Minimally Invasive, Catheter-Based Interventions

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s technologically advanced cardiac catheterization lab gives you access to state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedures. Our experienced team of specialists performs a high volume of procedures each year using the newest equipment, techniques, and devices for diagnosing and treating structural heart and vascular disease.

Programs and Specialties We Offer

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset offers an array of programs and specialties that include:

  • Cardiac Diagnostic Testing. We pride ourselves on offering our patients the most advanced technologies and techniques to detect a variety of cardiovascular conditions and thoracic disorders.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. Accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and The Joint Commission (TJC), our outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program offers supervised lifestyle and exercise guidance to aid our patients in taking an active role in their ongoing heart health.
  • Cardio-Oncology Program. In collaboration with Rutgers Cancer Institute, we offer one of the few Cardio-Oncology programs in the region. For patients with pre-existing heart disease, we also take proactive steps to detect, monitor, and treat cardiac conditions throughout a patient’s treatment and after therapy as part of your survivorship plan, utilizing advanced imaging, electrophysiology, and laboratory evaluations.
  • Heart Disease in Women. Heart disease affects women too. Our Heart Disease in Women Program combines an unparalleled level of expertise comprising a full range of diagnostic, treatment, and support services for our female patients.
  • Thoracic Surgery Program. By utilizing the latest advancement and treatment options for disorders of the chest, lung, esophagus, trachea, pleura (lining of the chest), and mediastinum (middle section of the chest), our nationally recognized thoracic specialists are able to perform the most advanced surgical procedures, including minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
  • Vascular Care. We are pleased to offer the best vascular care in New Jersey. Our top-rated vascular surgeons, technologists, and specialists utilize the latest high-definition imaging systems, testing options, and equipment to diagnose and treat diseases of the blood vessels, putting your health needs first.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, meets the highest standards in heart, vascular, and thoracic research, prevention and education in the nation. Our multidisciplinary teams provide unmatched treatment options close to home.

To make an appointment with one of our heart, vascular and thoracic specialists, request an appointment today.

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