NCH Heart Institute

Programs & Services

Latest technology and techniques

Our team of board-certified cardiovascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiologists, and electrophysiologists use the latest technology and techniques to effectively diagnose and treat patients. NCH Heart Institute is an industry leader with its use of these new procedures and technologies.

  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair
  • Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Electrophysiology - Ventricular & Atrial Mapping, Ablations, Atrial Fibrillation Ablations

Cardiac Catheterization Labs

Our Cardiac Catheterization Labs, home to the nationally recognized Code Save-A-Heart program, provide a range of services, including comprehensive diagnostic and interventional procedures.

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Cutting Balloon Angioplasty
  • Intracoronary and Intra-arterial Stent Placement
  • Carotid Angiography
  • Diagnostic Renal Angiography and Renal Stent Placement
  • Peripheral Angiography, Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stent Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Insertion and Placement
  • Permanent and Bi-Ventricular Pacemaker Insertion
  • AICD Insertion
  • Tilt Table Testing

Open Heart Surgery

  • Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • Open and Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Surgical Ablation
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair
  • Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysm Repair

Cardiac Imaging

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Coronary Calcium Score
  • Echocardiography- 3D Echo & 2D Echo
  • EKG
  • Holter Monitor
  • Event Monitor
  • Mobile Cardiac Telemetry
  • Nuclear Stress Tests
  • Stress Echo
  • Vascular Studies
  • Tran esophageal Echo (TEE)
  • MUGA Scans

Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Comprehensive Assessments
  • Individualized treatment plans coordinated by RNs and Exercise Physiologists
  • Continuous monitoring of heart rhythm by wireless telemetry
  • Aerobic activity and low intensity strength training tailored to each patient’s individual needs
  • Educational classes: Nutrition, Exercise, Medication Management and Stress Reduction
  • Progress is communicated to your physician monthly or when there is a significant change

Coumadin Clinic

  • Two locations: Naples and Bonita Springs
  • 8,000 patient visits/year
  • Home monitoring option available when criteria met

Wellness Centers

  • Two state-of-the-art fully equipped facilities
  • Professionally trained and certified staff
  • Programming available for patients following Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Monthly or annual membership available with no contract

Heart Failure Clinic

  • Appointments available within 24-48 hours
  • Patients see same cardiologist each visit
  • Improved access to physicians and nurses

von Arx Diabetes and Nutrition Center

  • American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized program taught by Certified Diabetes Educator RNs and Registered Dietitians
  • Nutrition classes and counseling
  • Diabetes self management program covering diet, exercise, medication, blood glucose monitoring and targets
  • Pre-Diabetes classes designed to delay or prevent diabetes through lifestyle changes
  • Diabetes caregiver workshops
  • Diabetes and insulin support groups

Pacer Clinic

  • Pacemaker and ICD monitoring, both in office and remotely from home.

To make an appointment or for information about the NCH Heart Institute, please call: (239) 624-4200