CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Norwalk Hospital offers a premier cardiovascular program to meet the needs of patients with cardiac and vascular problems in the greater Fairfield County community. Led by a specialist team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists and vascular surgeons, this program has achieved wide acclaim for providing leading-edge prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease.
What you should KNOW about Norwalk Hospital’s Cardiovascular Services:
One of Norwalk Hospital’s signature clinical services, our cardiovascular program offers outstanding inpatient and outpatient care for those suffering a heart attack or from heart disease, congestive heart failure, angina, atherosclerosis, and vascular conditions, including aortic aneurysms, carotid artery stenosis, deep vein thrombosis and peripheral artery disease.
Norwalk Hospital’s cardiac quality of care is nationally recognized. Healthgrades®, the nation’s leading independent health care rating organization, awarded the Hospital five stars for treatment of heart attack for 2011. This rating places Norwalk Hospital in the top 15 percent of all hospitals nationally for clinical excellence. This top tier of hospitals was found by Healthgrades® to have statistically significantly lower patient mortality and in-hospital complications than all other hospitals in treating this condition.
The Hospital’s heart attack care, as measured by achieving nationally accepted standards of high-quality care, is also ranked among the national leaders according to the Hospital Quality Alliance.
Norwalk Hospital’s cardiologists are widely regarded for their superb diagnostic and treatment skills. Many have been recognized for their outstanding achievements treating complex and high-risk patients, as well as for conducting research studies to advance the field of cardiovascular medicine.
Additionally, the Hospital has on staff several interventional cardiologists who perform diagnostic cardiac catheterizations and emergency cardiac angioplasty among other invasive procedures. Our team of electrophysiologists is available to implant an array of implantable PMM and defibrillators to treat rhythm disturbances.
Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program helps cardiac patients live life to the fullest and is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for providing the highest standard of care. Cardiac rehab patients benefit from:
The program is led by a full-time, advanced practice registered nurse, and all staff members are certified in advanced cardiac life support.
For more information about our cardiovascular services, call 866-NHB-WELL (642-9355).
*Recognitions and rankings awarded by Healthgrades, Inc.