The Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Good Samaritan Medical Center

 

The Cardiac & Vascular Institute 
 
 
 
 

 

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To receive your free Heart Health Guide please call (561) 650-6023.

Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the U.S. today. That’s why it’s so important to talk to your cardiologist and your primary care physician about the signs and symptoms of heart disease—and to know how heart disease in men and women differs.

Our Program

Good Samaritan Medical Center's cardiac and vascular program has a team of cardiologists, heart surgeons and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with known or suspected coronary heart disease.

Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach, Florida has the following comprehensive capabilities:

  • An Invasive Lab
  • A Stress Lab
  • A Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Echocardiology
  • Electrocardiology Support

Lab Capabilities:

  • Right and left heart catheterization, angiography 
  • Left ventriculogram 
  • Coronary vasospasm studies 
  • Temporary/permanent pacemaker insertion 
  • Aortogram 
  • Cardiac biopsy 
  • Pericardiocentesis 
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump insertion 
  • Renal artery angiogram/angioplasty/stent 
  • IVC filter placement

At Good Samaritan Medical Center, our team's goal is to help patients with Coronary Heart Disease improve their health. The nurses and exercise physiologists will help you in your effort to return to an active and healthy lifestyle.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nuclear Cardiology

If you have any symptoms or signs of heart disease, your cardiologist or primary care physician may want to send you to Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Stress Lab.

Here, our team can:
  • Assess a patient’s needs and status
  • Provide patient education
  • Evaluate patient responses
  • Consult with physicians

Services offered include:

  • Graded exercise stress testing
  • Drug induced stress testing
  • Stress Echo

Echocardiology

What is Echocardiology? It is a process of studying ultrasonic images of the heart and interpreting the results. At Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach, Florida, our Echocardiology Department serves adult inpatients and outpatients, helping to diagnosis conditions such as Congenital Heart Defects and Congestive Heart Failure.

Tests/procedures available in the department include:

  • 2-D echocardiograms
  • Transesophogeal echocardiograms

Electrocardiology

What is Electrocardiology (EKG)? An EKG is a simple, painless test that records the heart's electrical activity, helping the cardiologist understand how a patient’s heart is working. Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Electrocardiology Department serves both inpatients and outpatients, helping to diagnosis conditions such as Congenital Heart Defects and Congestive Heart Failure.

Procedures include:

  • Twelve lead electrocardiograms
  • 24-hour Holter monitoring

Scheduling

To schedule a test in Good Samaritan Medical Center's Stress Lab or with our Echocardiology, or Electrocardiology Departments, please call (561) 650-6274.

To schedule a procedure in the cardiac catheterization lab, please call (561) 671-7050.