St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's third-
largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas, including
seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers, and two
freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

Heart and Vascular Services

St. David's North Austin Medical Center offers a full continuum of Heart & Vascular Services, from prevention of heart disease to diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation after a heart attack. We are leaders in the treatment of heart attacks and one of the few Central Texas medical centers designated as a Resuscitation Center of Excellence.

We pursue progressive treatment approaches to complex heart and peripheral vascular disease with the goal of achieving maximal patient benefit in a minimally invasive way. Like all St. David's HealthCare hospitals, we are a Certified Chest Pain Center accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, the nations leading organization focusing on improving care for patients with acute coronary syndromes. St. David North Austin Medical Center performs over 5,000 cardiovascular procedures a year.

Heart & Vascular Services at St. David's North Austin Medical Center features:

  • Three Cardiac Catheterization Labs with the latest technology including rotational angiography with 3D reconstruction.
    • Dedicated Cardiac Cath lab
    • Combination Endovascular/Cardiac Cath lab
    • Combination Electrophysiology/Cardiac Cath lab
  • Eight private telemetry monitored beds for pre work up and recovery after your procedure.
  • Team consists of Board Certified Cardiologists and an Endovascular Surgeon, highly specialized nurses, special procedures and cardiovascular technologists.

Invasive Procedures:

  • Diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures including drug eluting stents, thrombectomy and atherectomy devices.
  • Diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular treatments using angioplasty, stents, atherectomy and laser technologies.
  • Carotid artery stenting (CAS). Facility approved by CMS.
  • Complex procedures which include Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure, alcohol ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and percutaneous pulmonary embolism treatment.
  • Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty procedures.
  • Electrophysiology procedures such as ablation for arrhythmias.
  • Cardiac rhythm management to include pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy.
  • Participant in many clinical trials of new cardiac and vascular treatments and devices.
  • Primary angioplasty for acute MI performed 24/7, consistently amongst the best door-to-balloon times in Austin.

Non-Invasive Procedures:

  • Echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms and transesophageal echocardiograms
  • Nuclear cardiology procedures
  • EKG and Holter monitoring
  • Screening for Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation program in a well equipped and spacious facility for patients who have had a heart attack, heart surgery or been diagnosed with heart disease. Nutritional and emotional support is provided as well as smoking cessation programs. Provides inpatient as well as outpatient Phase 2 and 3 programs.
  • Advanced ICU and dedicated cardiac telemetry step down floor for care of cardiac patients.

St. David's North Austin Medical Center also provides open heart surgery by board certified cardiovascular surgeons recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgery in a dedicated open heart suite where minimally invasive saphenous vein harvest was first used in Central Texas; both bypass and valve surgeries are performed.

Heart and Vascular Services at St. David's HealthCare

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St. David's
North Austin Medical Center

12221 N. Mopac Expwy.
Austin, TX 78758
Telephone: (512) 901-1000
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