Sentara Heart is at Sentara Leigh Hospital, offering quality cardiac care and the latest in advanced cardiac technology in Norfolk, along with seamless access to Sentara Heart Hospital.
The highly skilled cardiac team provides state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, diagnostic catheterizations, interventional cardiology and rehabilitation. The emergency room physicians and clinicians work closely with cardiologists and emergency medical staff to facilitate faster treatment by quickly identifying patients’ with emergency cardiac needs.
Why choose Sentara Leigh Hospital for cardiac care?
- Leader in providing timely acute cardiac care minimizing door-To-balloon time
- Dedicated cardiac team includes board-certified cardiologists who also work at the nationally ranked Sentara Heart Hospital
- Online reporting for non-invasive cardiac testing
- Catheterization lab nurses and technicians are certified Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists (RCIS)
- Integrated electronic medical record – Sentara eCare®
- Comprehensive diagnostic cardiac testing
- One state-of-the-art catheterization lab
- Dedicated nursing unit for cardiac interventions
- Intensive care unit
- Diagnostic cardiac catheterizations
- Emergent interventional cardiology
- Pacemaker and AICD (automatic internal cardiac defibrillators) device implantation
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Comprehensive cardiac testing (Inpatient & outpatient care):
- Electrocardiography (EKG)
- Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
- Doppler echo studies
- Cardiac nuclear medicine procedures
- Stress tests
- Tilt Table test
- Event or Holter monitor