Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

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Every year, about 250,000 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 four adult-service hospitals in Louisville are American College of Cardiology accredited Cycle VI Chest Pain Centers — the highest level of expertise to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.
  • You have access to more than 45 board-certified cardiovascular physicians and more than 35 advanced practice providers with specialized training and experience in a comprehensive range of conditions and treatments.
  • Patients can make appointments at 27 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.
  • The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded Norton Audubon Hospital the Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus recognition for consistently providing the highest level of heart attack care.
  • Norton Healthcare is the only health care system in Kentucky to receive the prestigious Mission: Lifeline Regional Trailblazer Award from the AHA for creating a system of care for the most severe type of heart attacks.
  • Communicate with your health care provider, renew prescriptions, get lab results and more through your free MyNortonChart 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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