Other Heart Procedures

Heart Care You Need When Seconds Matter

You know that minutes — even seconds — are crucial when someone’s having a heart attack. Our team at the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center is ready around the clock to open blocked arteries and do what needs to be done to treat a heart attack.

Why Choose Us?

State-of-the-art catheterization (cath) labs
Our five cath labs, special rooms where doctors perform tests and procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease, are among the busiest in Minnesota with cardiologists performing the full range of procedures to maximize heart functioning.

STEMI-SC Program
We follow a formal system for working with other area hospitals to quickly transfer patients from across Minnesota to our cath labs, saving thousands of lives.

If you’ve tried standard treatments for a heart issue without success, our research program gives you access to new drugs and treatments.


Platinum Performance Achievement Award logo from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association that recognizes CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center for demonstrating sustained success in its performance measures related to the treatment of heart attacks. The quality of our heart care has been recognized by a number of national organizations, including the U.S. News & World Report, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

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Featured Patient Story

Bryant B's Story Other Heart Procedures Patient Story
"Running a half marathon is challenging. Running it after experiencing a near-fatal heart condition and being placed on a heart transplant list is a whole different story."
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