Norton Heart and Vascular Institute | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Norton Healthcare Heart and Vascular Institute

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute specialists treat more people for heart and vascular care — about 250,000 every year — than any other provider in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

  • Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals 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.
  • We have more than 50 board-certified cardiovascular physicians and 35 advanced practice providers. Through training and years of experience, they specialize in areas such as cardiologyinterventional cardiologycardiothoracic surgeryelectrophysiologyadvanced heart failure and vascular surgery.
  • We offer same-day new patient appointments.
  • We have 27 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Telecardiology is offered at more than 30 clinical sites in the region.
  • We have the experience, expertise and easy access you’d expect from the largest cardiovascular care provider in Kentucky.
  • Norton Healthcare is the only health care system in Kentucky to receive the prestigious Mission Lifeline: Regional Trailblazer Award from the American Heart Association for being an innovator in creating a system of care for ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) heart attacks —  the most severe type of heart attack.

Why choose 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

What we treat

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

Patient Support

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.

Locations

Locations

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.

Heart & Vascular – 8300

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