The Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center (SHAC) specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, also called AF or Afib.
Arrhythmias: Expert Care in Virginia
SHAC is the region's first and only center featuring a talented team of cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac electrophysiologist cardiologists. Our specialists collaborate to diagnose and treat simple to complex atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias. Meet our team.
The Sentara Approach
According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 2.2 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation. This progressive disease is often undiagnosed and can be a life-threatening condition. Use our online tool to assess your risk of heart disease.
For patients and referring physicians, SHAC provides a resource for managing these unique patients across the region with seamless access to advanced diagnosis and state-of-the-art medical and interventional treatments.
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Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center: Why Choose Us
When you choose SHAC, you are choosing seamless, comprehensive care and specialists who are leaders in the field of cardiology and electrophysiology. Our medical team will take care of you from the diagnosis phase through treatment and recovery.
Our Heart Arrhythmia Center features:
- Specialized care. We are the region’s only center focused on diagnosing and treating simple to complex atrial fibrillation.
- Advanced treatment. We offer state-of-the-art arrhythmia treatment program that includes advanced cardiac mapping system and hybrid surgical team.
- Individualized care. Services tailored to referring physicians range from one-time recommendations for medical management to invasive interventions.
- Personal navigator. Dedicated Program Navigator provides single point of contact to referring physicians and patients through the care process and follow-up management.
Electrophysiology: EP Lab at Sentara Heart Hospital
Sentara Heart offers advanced arrhythmia care throughout our entire health care system. Our electrophysiologists are leaders in the field of diagnosing and treating even the most complex arrhythmias. If you need specific arrhythmia services, we will refer you to our specialized EP lab at Sentara Heart Hospital. Our health care team will be happy to guide you through the referral and screening process.
Contact the Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center at (757) 388-8020 (local) or (877) 210-0793 (toll-free).
*American Heart Association