Advanced Heart Failure Program | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Advanced Heart Failure Program

Heart Failure Care Designed for Heart Recovery

More heart failure patients in Kentucky, Louisville and Southern Indiana choose Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program than any other provider. We provide care designed to help you live your best life with as little time in the hospital as possible.

  • Same-day appointments for new patients.
  • Outcomes that exceed national benchmarks.
  • The latest in advanced heart failure monitoring technology to detect signs of a weakening heart before you feel symptoms.
  • Heart failure medication management provides monitoring paired with medication that helps the heart pump more blood.
  • Myocardial Recovery Program designed to rebuild the heart muscle and recover normal heart function.
  • Ventricular assist device implants for severe cases or for those awaiting a new heart.
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support to give your heart a rest and time to heal.
  • Heart transplant access and ongoing aftercare.
  • Easy access to your medical records, appointments and communication with your provider through your free MyNortonChart account.

Why Choose Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

“When we tell someone who thinks they’re dying that we can rebuild their heart — you can imagine the smile that puts on their face. We make sure each patient is on the appropriate pathway, regardless of what they look like, how much money they have and where they live.”

Kelly C. McCants, M.D.
Medical Director
Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program

How We Help

How We Help

Heart failure treatments include monitoring your risk of decreased heart function, medication to improve your heart’s health, mechanical support and heart transplants.

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

The board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologists and specially trained advanced practice providers at the Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program have the experience and expertise to give you a precise diagnosis and a customized care plan to help you live your best life.

Locations

Locations

With offices across the Louisville area, you can count on not having to travel too far from home for quality care.

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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