Cardiovascular Services

Shore Medical Center's Cardiovascular services features a team of highly trained and experienced doctors, nurses and support staff that provides comprehensive cardiovascular health services with a special emphasis on advanced diagnosis, education and prevention. The team uses sophisticated technology for diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Through our cardiology affiliation with Penn Medicine, Shore offers patients with cardiovascular disease the highest levels of medical expertise and care, the latest advances and techniques as well as access to Penn’s leading interventional cardiologists in our state-of-the art facilities. For more information, click on the link below.

The Penn affiliation also gives Shore patients access to the Penn Heart Rescue program -- assuring 24-hour, seven day a week availability for emergency transport to Philadelphia via ambulance or PennStar helicopter, should the need arise. Shore Medical Center's comprehensive cardiac care program includes advanced diagnostic capabilities and treatment options. Services include prevention, rehabilitation, and education for those with coronary and vascular disease. Our emergency department has the latest in clot-dissolving medications and life-saving treatment for heart attack. Shore also offers a non-invasive heart and lung testing center featuring cardiac stress testing, holter-monitoring and transeophageal echocardiography.

Saving lives, improving lifestyles

Shore Medical Center's Cardiovascular services concentrates a full range of multidisciplinary services in one facility and offers the highest level of care in its low-risk diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory. The CVI also includes an MRI, angiography suite, invasive and non-invasive vascular lab, ultrasound, non-invasive cardiac testing services and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Our medical staff and specialized nurses and technicians use these revolutionary technologies to diagnose heart disease and treat cardiovascular conditions with the following procedures:

  • Balloon angioplasty and stenting
  • Blood clot filters
  • Central venous access
  • Diagnostic arteriography
  • Foreign body extraction
  • Needle biopsies
  • Thrombolysis
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Percutaneous feeding tube placement
  • Renal and peripheral vascular interventions
  • Biliary, gastrointestinal and genitourinary interventions

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