Welcome to The Heart Hospital
at St. Joseph’s Hospital
Responsive Expert Care for Heart Attacks
The Heart Hospital at St. Joseph’s Hospital offers advanced care for heart attacks with the Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The Chest Pain Center, a component of The Heart Hospital, responds quickly with advanced treatment for chest pain and heart attack patients.
Are you experiencing chest pain right now? Call 911.
Know the signs of a heart attack.
Expert Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Surgeons at The Heart Hospital have immense expertise in a wide-range of cardiothoracic surgeries and patients in the Savannah area have come to trust them. We perform more open-heart procedures on an annual basis than any other health system in Southeast Georgia. But we also perform open and minimally-invasive vascular surgery to treat hardened or blocked arteries. Add the new Electrophysiology Lab to diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms called arrhythmias and The Heart Hospital is the most comprehensive in the region.
Multi-disciplinary Team of Experts Provides Complete Cardiovascular Care
The cardiovascular specialists at The Heart Hospital offer advanced clinical care for complex and comprehensive cardiovascular diseases and conditions. We have added The Valve Clinic to replace some heart valves in a minimally-invasive fashion.
Heart patients receive specialized and multi-disciplinary care from an entire team of experts with an exclusive cardiovascular registration area, a dedicated family waiting area, private consultation rooms, non-invasive testing options and a dedicated outpatient unit for post-procedure care.
Advanced Heart Rhythm Center
The Advanced Heart Rhythm Center in The Heart Hospital at St. Joseph’s/Candler is dedicated to offering the latest technologies and collaboration among the region’s best heart specialists. Our team of specialized cardiologists – also known as electrophysiologists (EPs) – use the most advanced technology to detect, diagnose and treat arrhythmias and other heart rhythm issues. They specialize in minimally-invasive procedures including implantable devices like pacemakers, radiofrequency cardiac ablation, cryoablation and the Watchman – a device that closes off the left atrial appendage and reduces a patient’s risk for stroke. Learn more about the Advanced Heart Rhythm Center and our specialists here.
Advanced Cardiothoracic Robotic Surgery
Our expert cardiothoracic surgeons are able to remove cancerous tumors with smaller incisions with the advanced technology of robotic surgery. For other complex cardiovascular conditions such as aortic stenosis, our specialists provide specialized care with the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.
For a physician referral to The Heart Hospital, call St. Joseph's/Candler CareCall at (912) 819-3360 or (800) 622-6877.