Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Patient Resources

Louisville’s Leader Is There for You Before Your Care and After

As the leading cardiovascular program in Louisville and Southern Indiana, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute is focused on improving your heart and vascular health before you need us and getting you back to your life after you receive care.

The Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Resource Center provides education and support to help you live a heart-healthy life to lower your risk of a cardiac event that could be life-changing. Many of our programs are focused on helping heart and vascular patients recover.

By combining the resources of Norton Heart & Vascular Institute, Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center and our community partners, we provide a variety of services for communities. Many are free.

Resources include:

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Our cardiac rehab providers are leaders in developing and applying innovative techniques that can help you recover and resume your life.

Connecting Hearts Support Group

Connecting Hearts Support Group

This group provides education and support to men and women after a heart attack, living with a heart condition or at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Heart Health Screenings

Heart Health Screenings

Prevention is the best way to manage heart disease, and screenings are available to detect early signs of cardiac and vascular disease and identify risk factors.

Classes and Events

Classes and Events

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute offers classes about once a week on a broad range of heart health topics, including cooking classes, atrial fibrillation (A-fib), heart failure education workshops and more.

Norton Healthcare Heart and Vascular Institute

About Norton Heart & 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 45 board-certified cardiovascular physicians and 30 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.
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