Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina at Aiken Regional

Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina Aiken Regional Medical CentersQuality Care, Close to Home

The Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina at Aiken Regional Medical Centers provides a full spectrum of sophisticated, patient-oriented cardiac care. From advanced diagnostic imaging and emergency intervention to minimally invasive treatments and rehabilitation, the community can turn to the Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina.

What sets us apart?

The Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina offers you and your family advanced cardiovascular care. It’s all right here, close to home.

A Highly Trained Staff
A seasoned team of cardiology and thoracic surgery specialists combine their expertise to work toward the best possible outcome for each patient, all while providing them with a caring, supportive atmosphere. The Cardiovascular Institute’s clinical staff takes steps to make sure each patient is consistently informed, explaining procedures like catheterization, echocardiography, metabolic stress testing, thrombolytic therapy and open-heart surgery.

Meet the Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons >

Emergency Department physicians are board certified in emergency medicine and follow national guidelines to provide heart attack and stroke patients with the right treatments, right away.

Advanced TECHNOLOGY
With warmth and consideration, advanced technology can feel very friendly. The Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina’s two new catheterization labs allow physicians to treat more patients with heart attacks, stroke and vascular disease, while shortening procedure time. Advanced imaging technology produces clearer, more detailed images, making it easier for doctors to diagnose patients and perform interventional procedures quickly and accurately. The Cardiovascular Institute can:

  • Diagnose and open blocked blood vessels
  • Install endovascular stent grafts
  • Implant pacemakers and biventricular assist devices
  • Repair atrial septal defects

Door-to-Balloon (D2B) TIME
To ensure swift emergency cardiac care, we focus on shortening the time between a patient’s arrival and artery-clearing balloon angioplasty. We consistently achieve D2B times of less than 60 minutes, far faster than the national standard of 90 minutes.

Quality STANDARDS
We are consistently one of the top-ranked hospitals in the nation for quality measures in heart attack and pneumonia care. We actively participate in initiatives for continuous improvement in treatment for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), congestive heart failure and surgical care.

Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons
Get to know the experienced physicians at The Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina at Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Cardiovascular "Firsts" at Aiken Regional
From diagnostic care to rehabilitation, we can help.
Intelligent Medicine
Aiken Regional Medical Centers offers a number of life saving medical services available to you right here, close to home.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers has long been at the forefront of adopting advanced medical technology in cardiovascular care.
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Know the signs
of a heart attack

Did you know men and women can experience different heart attack symptoms?

Find out what the signs are, the questions you should ask your doctor and see if you're at a higher risk of having a heart attack. Learn More >

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Types of heart disease include heart failure, an irregular heartbeat – or arrhythmia – and heart valve problems.

Learn more about heart disease and conditions that can lead to heart disease, heart attack or stroke.

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Leading the Way
in Best Practices

ARMC participates in the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) D2B (Door to Balloon) Alliance™. D2B is a best-practice guideline for patients having a heart attack. ACC developed the D2B initiative to decrease the time it takes to restore blood flow to the heart of an emergency room patient who arrives with chest pain. We continue to work with state and local groups on ways to transmit EKGs from ambulances en route to the hospital, so that staff and physicians are prepared before the patient arrives. Learn more about this groundbreaking initiative.

Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.        

Aiken Regional Medical Centers

302 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
803-641-5000

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