St. John’s Riverside Hospital Cardiology Services will help you on your way to a healthier heart. St. John’s Riverside Hospital skilled physicians and advancements in technology, make it even more possible to keep your heart healthy - feel better and live longer.
Did you know heart disease is the #1 cause of death in men and women, greater than the next five causes of death combined!
Fortunately today, there are ways to significantly lower your chances of developing heart disease and reverse the effects of a current heart condition you may or may not be aware of and start promoting a healthy heart. St. John's Riverside Hospital Cardiovascular Department offers the most advanced diagnostic technologies and therapeutic options available to prevent, diagnose and treat heart conditions.
St. John's Riverside Hospital provides best-in-class care in the following Cardiac Services;
Testing and Diagnostics
St. John's Riverside Hospital team will diagnose and correct abnormal heartbeats using the most up-to-date techniques. We provide same day results for EKG, Echocardiograms, and Stress Testing services all administered under the supervision of a leading cardiologist.
We also offer including both Medical Induced Stress Testing as well as Myocardial Perfusion Image Stress Testing in our Nuclear Cardiology Department. These highly accurate tests measure the heart function and enable cardiologists to better prescribe medications and select devices for optimal treatment outcomes.
Treatments include pacemaker insertion performed at St. John's Riverside Hospital by one of our highly skilled Thoracic Surgeons working closely with your Cardiologist.
Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology
St. John's Riverside Hospital recently introduced the cardiac catheterization laboratory for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery and valve disease. The cardiac catheterization provides very accurate and detailed information. This visualization test provides the doctor with a picture of the heart and allows the cardiologist to assess blockages in the coronary arteries. This information will allow the cardiologist to chose the best treatment for you.
The Critical Care unit incorporates state-of-the-art treatment and monitoring in a modern setting of 16 private rooms. Our physicians provide a range of treatment options, including drug therapy; biventricular pacing and ventricular assist devices.
St. John's Telemetry Unit provides a sophisticated monitoring system that enables our staff to continuously monitor patients' progress resulting in early detection and treatment options.
For more information about Cardiology Services, please contact: (914) 964-4329
To use our Physician Referral Service call (914) 964-4DOC (4362).