Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

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Every year, more than 137,000 people in Louisville and Southern Indiana choose Norton Heart & Vascular Institute specialists for their heart and vascular care. That’s more than any other health care provider.

  • Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals in Louisville all have received Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). This is the seventh consecutive accreditation for all four hospitals, which ensures quality for the treatment of heart attack.
  • Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Hospital all are recognized as having ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI accreditation.
  • Norton Healthcare has the most facilities across the city of Louisville with the ability treat a life-threatening heart attack.
  • You have access to more than 100 physicians and advanced practice providers with specialized training and experience in a comprehensive range of conditions and treatments.
  • Patients can make appointments at 28 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Telecardiology is offered at more than 30 sites in the region.
  • Norton Audubon Hospital, a key location for Norton Heart & Vascular Institute services, has been recognized with a HeartCare Center National Distinction of Excellence year after year by the American College of Cardiology. This is the only hospital in Louisville to be recognized for this distinction.
  • U.S. News & World Report 2023-24 Best Hospitals ranked Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals in Louisville as high performing in heart attack, heart failure, aortic valve surgery and heart bypass surgery.
  • Norton Audubon Hospital earned ventricular assist device (VAD) accreditation from DNV – Healthcare and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • Communicate with your health care provider, renew prescriptions, get lab results and more through your free Norton MyChart account.

Why choose Norton
Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

“Just as your heart and vascular system is integrated with the rest of your body, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute works as a team. Our heart and vascular specialists work closely with our colleagues across Norton Healthcare to give you multidisciplinary, integrated health care.”

Joseph A. Lash, M.D.
Medical Director | Rounsavall Endowed Chair | Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

What We Treat

Our experts have specialized training and deep experience treating all cardiovascular conditions, from congestive heart failure to vascular disease.

Patient Support

We want to prevent heart disease as well as help you recover. We have a range of classes, resources, rehabilitation and support groups through the Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Resource Center.

Clinical Trials

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute is at the forefront of cardiovascular research.


As the leading heart and vascular care provider in the state, we have locations near you at more than 27 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

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