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Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Programs

When You Have a Cardiovascular Problem, You Want an Expert

As the leading cardiovascular care provider in Louisville and Southern Indiana, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute provides comprehensive treatment for heart and vascular conditions.

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists have the skill and equipment to pinpoint your diagnosis and tailor a treatment plan that may be as simple as medication and lifestyle changes.

If your condition requires it, our specialists are at the leading edge of minimally invasive procedures to restore blood flow around your heart, as well as complex open-heart surgeries to get you back to living your life.

Our specialists have significant experience and expertise treating a full range of cardiovascular conditions.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons ranks Norton Heart & Vascular Institute at the top of adult heart programs in Kentucky and Indiana.

The expertise of our physicians  prompted the American College of Cardiology to accredit all four Norton Healthcare adult hospitals as Chest Pain Centers. The ACC  also accredited our electrophysiology program. The American Heart Association recognized us with their Mission: Lifeline award.

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute has received national accreditation for its Chest Pain Center and Atrial Fibrillation Center of Excellence, as well as for noninvasive vascular cardiology, minimally invasive cardiology and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

In addition to our current leading-edge treatments, we offer you the opportunity to participate in innovative clinical research studies. These trials help  improve current cardiology treatments, in addition to finding new and promising solutions.

Heart and Vascular Care for the Whole Person

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute offers patient resources to support you and your family, including free classes for people of all ages seeking to improve cardiovascular health or living with a heart condition.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

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

Connecting Hearts Support Group

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

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

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) and heart failure education workshops, and more.

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About Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute specialists treat more people for heart and vascular conditions — 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.
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