Advanced Cardiovascular Services in Washington, DC

The Cardiovascular system literally means “cardio” or heart and “vascular” or a system or network of blood vessels that run throughout the body. Cardiovascular diseases kill an estimated 17 million people worldwide each year. The majority of these are due blocked blood vessels which can cause heart attacks, strokes and limb amputations.

Cardiovascular Services at Providence Hospital include comprehensive prevention, diagnostic and treatment for patients dealing with cardiovascular diseases such as: 

  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • Claudication
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Venous Insufficiencies

Technologically-Advanced Diagnostic Procedures

Providence Hospital has expanded its Cardiovascular Services with the opening of a second, state-of-the-art Catheterization Lab offering a full range of non-invasive diagnostic services including:

  • Echocardiography Laboratory
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electroneurodiagnostics (EEG)
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Studies
  • Diagnostic Cardiovascular Procedures

The experienced cardiovascular team also offers the full range of secondary diagnostic procedures, including:

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Peripheral Angiography

Interventional Cardiovascular Solutions

When a more invasive assessment or treatment plan is recommended by a cardiologist, the highly skilled team at Providence Cardiovascular Services uses the latest technology to perform: 

  • Coronary Stent implants
  • Electrophysiography – (ablations,  and device implants)
  • Peripheral Stent implants

Understanding Cardiovascular Risks

Tobacco consumption and smoking remains the largest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases worldwide. It raises the risk of strokes as well.

Physical inactivity and unhealthy diet leading to obesity are other important risk factors which increase individual risks to cardiovascular diseases. 

Expert Care When You Need it Most

Providence's highly qualified cardiologists are here to diagnose and provide the highest quality care for you or your loved one experiencing any of the following symptoms of cardiovascular disease:

  • Sudden, severe chest pain 
  • Ulcers on your legs, feet or toes
  • Swollen legs
  • Cramping leg pain, tightness, tiredness or weakness
  • Trouble walking
  • Cool skin temperature in your arms and legs
  • Changes in skin color on arms and legs
  • Vision loss or slurred speech (carotid artery blockage)
  • Chest pain and breathing difficulty (pulmonary blockage or embolus)
  • Persistent abdominal or back pain (abdominal aortic aneurysm)

If you or a loved one are experiencing any symptoms of cardiovascular disease, please contact a Providence Physician Referral Line at 1-855-823-WELL (9355)

Visit a Providence Cardiologist

For more information or to schedule an appointment for any of these services, call (202) 854-7118. 

Main hospital Phone: (202) 854 7000

Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 2180