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Find out how you can reduce your risk of heart disease.

Looking for a heart or vascular doctor?
Call 833-786-1107 (Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) or submit a contact form.

At the Heart & Vascular Center at Providence, we know that timing is everything when treating a cardiovascular condition. Heart and vascular patients benefit greatly when they receive the right treatment quickly, and that’s why we offer many advanced treatments and services in one location. From cardiac testing and heart rhythm management to minimally invasive and traditional heart procedures, we deliver the best possible care quickly and efficiently – right here.

Our qualified providers are highly experienced. They treat some of the most complex heart and vascular conditions in the community while also meeting and exceeding national quality benchmarks. With more than 300 open-heart surgeries and 3,000 cardiac procedures performed each year, they care for more heart and vascular patients than any other facility in Alaska, making them the providers of choice.

Put simply: You can trust your heart to our care.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States – but it’s not really a single disease. Many different disorders can affect your heart and blood vessels. As the state’s most comprehensive heart and vascular program, we treat most cardiovascular conditions, including:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest pain and angina
  • Claudication
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Heart infections
  • Heart murmur
  • Structural heart disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Valvular heart disease

Our services are based on a whole person approach. We use the most advanced technologies and treatment methods, but we don’t stop there. With superior rehabilitation, education, prevention and support programs, we want to set you on the path to a healthier you and a stronger heart.

Advanced diagnostics and treatments we offer include:

  • Ablation
  • Angiogram
  • Angioplasty
  • CT imaging
  • Cardioversion
  • Circulatory support for cardiogenic shock
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Implantable cardio defibrillator
  • Nuclear scans
  • Pacemakers
  • Stents 

Learn more about our most advanced services:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a gentler, minimally invasive procedure for severe aortic stenosis
  • AngioVac is a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis 
  • Convergent Surgical Ablation is a surgeon and electrophysiology cardiologist procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation 
  • MitraClip is a percutaneous/minimally invasive mitral regurgitation repair 
  • Remote monitoring technology - CardioMEMs is a heart failure monitoring system to support treating patients early on before they become at risk for further hospitalizations.
  • Micra AVare small leadless pacemakers that can be implanted into your heart through a vein in your leg.

The specialists you’ll see at the Heart and Vascular Center at Providence will depend on your individual condition and needs. Your care team may include experts from many medical specialties. Working together, these providers give you the most complete care possible. They keep your heart at the center of all they do as they work to meet their promise to the community of Know Me, Care for Me, Ease My Way.

These and other care providers are part of the Providence cardiovascular team:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiac rehabilitation nurses
  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Cardiovascular surgeons
  • Cardiovascular technicians
  • Case Managers
  • Clinical care coordinator
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Exercise specialists
  • Financial counselors
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Nurse educators
  • Nurse Navigators
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Pediatricians
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Physician assistants
  • Radiologists
  • Registered dietitians
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Social workers
  • Structural heart coordinators
  • Vascular Surgeons

As part of our whole person care approach, we offer a range of rehabilitation and heart disease prevention services.

Whether you’re recovering from a cardiovascular event or hoping to prevent such an event in your future, our rehabilitation and preventive services can help you improve your cardiovascular health through exercise and education. Our services include telemetry, a variety of rehabilitative exercise targeting post-cardiac procedure recover and pulmonary issues as well as education on stress management, yoga, healthy living, smoking cessation, diet, diagnosis and treatment.

Learn More About Rehabilitation and Prevention Services

Nurse navigation

We strive to provide all-inclusive patient care which provides patients and their families the information, support and follow-up that is unparalleled in the state. Nurse navigators are clinical specialists who spend one on one time with patients and families to answer questions, provide education, remove barriers to care and ensure proper preparation as well as follow up for procedures. Providence is proud to offer nurse navigation services for the Heart & Vascular Center, Structural Heart, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Heart Failure.;

Our mission is to equip our patients and their families with the tools necessary to manage their cardiac conditions for improved quality of life and minimal hospitalization. We provide one-on-one education to our patients and their caregivers on topics that include medications, lifestyle modification, symptoms to recognize and when to contact the physician. Our goal is to ease the way of our patients through our services so that those we serve might better understand the cardiovascular system of care, gain and maintain access and empower them to lead their own health care journey.

Contact information
Heart & Vascular Nurse Navigation

Phone: 907-212-5128, Email

Structural Heart Nurse Navigation

Phone: 907-212-8287 (TAVR), Email

Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Navigation

Phone: 907-212-5098, Email

Heart Failure Nurse Navigation

Phone: 907-212-7904, Email

Looking for a heart or vascular doctor?

We can help find one that fits your needs.
Call 833-786-1107 Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. or submit a contact form.

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Patient Stories and Expert Tips for a Healthy Heart

The cardiac care team at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center helped a Spokane man survive a widow-maker heart attack with fast, expert treatment.
What’s in your DNA matters. From your risk for developing certain diseases to what treatments might work best for you, it’s all written in your genes.
Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) has received four American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards.
In 2021, Abigail Kelly was born at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and admitted to the NICU. Today, Abigail is a thriving, two-year-old, and has had only one open heart surgery.