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Cardiovascular Care

Cardiovascular Center

The Cardiovascular Center at South Shore Hospital specializes in the prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation of heart disease—the leading cause of death of men and women in the United States. Our program brings together a dedicated cardiac care team—featuring more than 30 of the region’s most skilled cardiologists, radiologists and vascular surgeons—at one convenient location. Working closely with your primary care physician, we’re here to provide everything you need to take charge of your heart health.

World-Class Cardiac Care in South Weymouth

Trust your heart to care that includes:

Our Mission

  • To provide the highest level of quality and safety in the delivery of cardiovascular care while adapting to the needs of our patients, their families and our South Weymouth and Boston communities
  • To promote the early detection and management of cardiovascular disease using the latest technology and evidence-based medicine
  • To increase the understanding and awareness of cardiovascular disease in the community, thereby reducing the risk

Comprehensive Approach to Cardiovascular Disease

Featuring the region's largest, most comprehensive diagnostic lab, including:

  • Cardiac and vascular ultrasound
  • EKG and Holter monitor testing
  • Regular and nuclear stress testing
  • Cardiovascular MRI and CT including the region's first 64-slice, high-speed CT
  • Patient resource center

Four procedure rooms for cardiovascular disease treatments, including:

  • Cardiac catheterization and angioplasty
  • Peripheral vascular treatments and angioplasty
  • Electrophysiology diagnostic studies and therapies

Critical care units, staffed by intensivist physicians and nurses:

  • Dedicated Coronary Care Unit that cares for our most critically ill cardiac patients
  • Dedicated Cardiac Care Inpatient (telemetry) Unit to provide cardiac monitoring
  • Chest Pain Unit to evaluate symptoms and determine treatment

Disease management programs, including:

  • Four-phase Cardiac Rehabilitation program
  • Dedicated cardiac home health team within our Home Care Division
  • Pediatric Cardiology Clinic, in conjunction with Boston Children's Hospital
  • Cardiac Support Group
  • The Friends of Cardiovascular Affinity Group

Take Charge of Your Heart Health—See a Cardiac Specialist Today

Find a skilled cardiologist at South Shore or call (781) 624-8272 and we’ll point you to the right physician.


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