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Heart Services at St. Francis Medical Center

Elite Treatment, Compassionate Care for Your Heart

When it comes to matters of heart health, your heart’s in the right place at St. Francis Medical Center. Our cardiovascular experts are committed to preventing heart disease and providing patients with the latest and most effective treatments.

St. Francis is accredited as a Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the only recipient in the Monroe area for the Platinum Performance Award thanks to our high standard of heart attack care.

Our highly skilled team provides care that includes:

  • Patient-focused, collaborative surgical treatment
  • A customized care plan for patients' unique health needs
  • Northeast Louisiana’s most advanced hybrid operating room, with innovative technology and imaging capabilities that help to improve patient outcomes and quality of care
  • The region’s first and only provider of the left atrial appendage closure procedure for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
  • Percutaneous (through the skin) valve replacements or repairs, such as the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and mitraclip
  • The region's leader in cardiac catheterization and coronary interventions for high-risk patients
  • Endovascular procedures (using a catheter inserted through the skin to diagnose and treat vascular disease), including endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms in the abdomen or chest (EVAR, TEVAR), endovascular repair of aortic dissections, stent-graft implantations, endovascular treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) with angioplasty and stenting, embolization of visceral artery aneurysms and vascular malformations and hybrid (part open and part endovascular) intervention to treat complex vascular problems.
  • Traditional open-heart surgery
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309 Jackson Street, Monroe LA

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Types of Cardiovascular Surgery Procedures

Learn more about the types of cardiovascular surgery we perform at St. Francis Medical Center and throughout our health system.

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Chest Pain Center and Heart Attack Treatment at St. Francis

St. Francis Medical Center offers an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. This designation, awarded by the the American College of Cardiology, means that St. Francis Medical Center has demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain.

At St. Francis Medical Center, we know what’s at stake during a heart attack. That’s why we’ve brought together the most advanced emergency heart care technology and a dedicated team ready to respond at a moment’s notice.

You and your family can take comfort knowing your heart is in the right place. Through seamless coordination between our emergency physicians and paramedics at the scene, we’ve dramatically reduced the time to treatment—saving many more lives along the way.

If you think you or a loved one is experiencing a heart attack, call 911 immediately. Do not attempt to drive to the hospital. Survive, don’t drive!

Structural Heart Program

Find out more about the Structural Heart Program we offer at St. Francis Medical Center as well as elsewhere in our health system.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation at St. Francis

Our medically supervised program helps patients recover quickly and provides resources and education to prevent future heart issues.

Medicare and most insurance companies will cover cardiac rehab for a patient if they have had:

Learn About Your Risk for Heart Disease

You're never too young - or too old - to take care of your heart. Take an important step toward heart health today and learn about your risk for heart disease here.

Take Our Heart Health Quiz