If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, it is important to call 9-1-1 immediately so treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to the hospital that is a Cardiac Receiving Center right away.
Designated Cardiac Receiving Centers
Selecting physician specialists to treat your heart and vascular disease or condition is an important decision to make. When selecting a team of physicians it is important to look for specialists who are highly trained in their fields. The comprehensive teams of expert heart and vascular care specialists at MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institutes located in Orange County and Los Angeles County are devoted to innovative heart care to improve the lives of residents in Southern California.
Heart and vascular disease and conditions can be treated effectively with a team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic / thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, and cardiac electrophysiologists who are highly trained in heart and vascular care. Specialists will work as a team and with you to develop a comprehensive strategy to treat your heart and vascular disease or condition aiming for best possible results and rapid recovery.
Physicians across several board certified specialties team together to help treat heart and vascular disease and conditions.
In addition to heart and vascular specialists, other medical professionals may be involved in your heart and vascular treatment, including:
First, talk to your primary care physician and ask them for a referral to a cardiac specialist. To find a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, cardiothoracic / thoracic surgeon, vascular surgeon, or cardiac electrophysiologist, search in our Find a Doctor physician’s directory.
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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