The Interventional Cardiology Center of Excellence within the Tampa General Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute is committed to providing the highest-quality care to patients with coronary artery disease and structural heart disease. Our team of world-class physicians provides state-of-the-art care for patients utilizing a collaborative, multidisciplinary, patient-first approach with programs focused on:
- Valvular disease
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Coronary Microvascular Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Neuro-Cardiac related diseases
Advanced Technology and Innovation
Our Interventional Cardiology Center offers the most advanced intracoronary imaging technology and the full spectrum of complex interventions percutaneously available. As the only academic center in the region, we often have early access to cutting-edge research into new therapies that allow us to continually improve our patient outcomes. We are home to the first and only 24/7 multidisciplinary cardiogenic shock program in Florida, with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) cannulation in the catheterization laboratory. Many of our programs offer procedures under moderate sedation and same-day discharge.
The Interventional Cardiology Center of Excellence maintains a state-of-the-art facility that features the latest technology in cardiac catheterization and a hybrid operating room, as well as live-streaming technology for education and conferences across the globe. This infrastructure allows us to offer a full range of minimally invasive therapies and procedures that result in improved quality of life and faster recovery for our patients.
Multidisciplinary Team Approach
We promote a multidisciplinary approach, recognizing that often our patients need or are receiving care through different specialties, including Interventional Cardiology, Heart Failure, Electrophysiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging. This allows our center to offer a comprehensive, highly specialized approach. This level of coordinated care is supported by our physicians, dedicated advanced practitioners, nurses and support staff to provide superior patient experience and outcomes.
Each of our programs is equipped with a dedicated Program Navigator that provides a concierge level of attention and communication at all phases of care throughout the entire journey. Our team of experienced Program Navigators ensure coordination of care involving any and all medical specialties required for each patient, and each patient receives a treatment plan tailored to their unique needs. Every patient can expect their Program Navigator to guide them throughout their journey, from start to finish, including frequent communication, clinic and testing appointments scheduling, pre-procedural workup, and all follow-up appointments after your procedure. Rest assured that your RN Navigator will be right by your side each step of your journey.
Nationally Recognized Care
Tampa General Hospital is known for providing world-class care and our collaboration with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has placed us at the forefront of innovation in the cardiac treatment landscape.
Because of our commitment to excellent care, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Tampa General Hospital as “high performing" in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, meaning we are ranked in the top 10% in the nation.