If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 right away so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member.
An ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) is a form of heart attack. It is important that those who experience a STEMI be treated within 90 minutes of the first onset of symptoms. The Emergency Department at Saddleback Medical Center is one of only a few designated cardiac receiving centers with emergency treatment times that beat the national average. The STEMI receiving team works in conjunction with the MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute at Saddleback Medical Center to provide the best cardiac care available.
MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute specializes in minimally invasive heart procedures. With these innovative techniques, patients benefit from fewer complications, less scarring, greater comfort and faster recoveries. Distinguished as a leading heart and vascular institute.
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