Tampa General Hospital¡¯s Heart and Vascular Institute?Provides Comprehensive Care for a Range of Cardiac and Vascular Conditions
Tampa General Hospital¡¯s Heart and Vascular Institute provides comprehensive, individualized care for patients with a variety of cardiac (heart) and vascular (artery and vein) conditions. We offer the latest minimally invasive diagnostic cardiology?services and treatments, as well as comprehensive rehabilitation services, emphasizing patient comfort and safety every step of the way.
Our state-of-the-art heart and vascular institute offers everything patients might need in more than 77,000 square feet of designated space, including:
- Six cardiac catheterization labs
- Seven interventional radiology suites
- Eight cardiac operating rooms
- A hybrid heart valve operating room
- 47 pre- and post-procedure patient rooms
Tampa General Hospital has been named one of America's Best Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery as well as?highest-ranked in Florida for Cardiology & Heart Surgery?by?U.S. News & World Report?for 2020-2021 in recognition of:
- Excellent outcomes for even the most complex treatments
- Rate of patients discharged straight to their homes without needing an additional facility
- Patient experience and high quality of care
- A favorable ratio?of nurses to patients
- Advanced technologies such as specialized imaging and transplant services
- Comprehensive resources and patient services?
In addition to being named one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the nation and the best hospital in Florida?for Cardiology & Heart Surgery,?U.S. News & World Report?also recognized TGH as a high performing hospital in conditions and procedures including heart failure, aortic valve surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) for?2020-2021.
Patients who visit our heart and vascular institute are able to consult with some of the most experienced physicians in the fields of cardiology and vascular care. Our team includes board-certified cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, diagnostic radiologists, interventional radiologists, and specialized cardiac care nurses. As such, we are well-equipped to diagnose and treat a variety of cardiovascular conditions, ranging from coronary artery disease and arrhythmias to heart failure and heart attacks.
Tampa General Hospital has been named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 list for cardiology, a recognition based on peer recommendations from doctors, nurses, hospital managers, and other healthcare professionals, as well as patient satisfaction surveys and medical key performance indicators. TGH is one of only six hospitals in Florida to be recognized.?We also have disease-specific certification from The Joint Commission for heart failure and ventricular assist device implantation, making us one of the most trusted providers of cardiovascular care in the region. And, our heart and vascular institute works hand-in-hand with our heart transplant program, which ranks among the nation¡¯s busiest and performed the first life-saving heart transplant in the state.
To find a cardiologist or cardiac surgeon at TGH, call our free physician finder referral service at 1-800-822-3627 or click one of the quick links below.