Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care

Saint Barnabas Medical Center BuildingSaint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) located in Livingston, NJ, is an award-winning 597-bed acute-care, teaching hospital recognized for delivering high-quality, safe care in a technology-rich environment. Saint Barnabas Medical Center is widely known for providing compassionate care, healthcare excellence and superior service to our patients and their families. At the forefront of these efforts are Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services.

Offering Comprehensive Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services

Patient’s choosing SBMC’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services have access to a multidisciplinary, integrated and patient-centric approach to health care delivery. The extensive cardiovascular and thoracic care options result in patient outcomes that exceed national quality benchmarks. With the latest technology and innovative clinical trials, our patients have the best team of clinicians by their side, whether they are receiving a simple diagnostic 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 Essex, Union and Morris county residents, SBMC’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic team has received numerous awards and recognitions, including, but not limited to:

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Certifications
    These certifications are a recognition of a hospital’s cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation center’s commitment to providing patients a high standard of care and improving their quality of life.
  • 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, Heart Failure, Stroke and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
    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.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Comprehensive 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, and echocardiographers, alongside our dedicated team of nurses, technicians, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and staff, are ready to take care of you. Using evidence-based guidelines, our teams are able to deliver comprehensive, compassionate care as well as cutting-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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Programs and Specialties

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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Patient Stories

  • “The result of Paul’s TAVR was excellent, with an improvement in valve size from critical narrowing to essentially normal. Utilizing a standard minimalist approach, Paul was able to be discharged home in less than 12 hours,” said Dr. Torre.

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  • The entire Emergency Department staff and Cardiac Department were amazing and made me feel very comfortable. Thank you for saving my life.

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  • “We had a ton of confidence in these doctors,” said John. “And mom didn’t want to give up.”

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