Cardiology and vascular care go hand in hand when it comes to maintaining cardiovascular health, but they also have important differences. Cardiologists diagnose and treat heart disorders like congenital heart defects, coronary artery blockages and heart failure, whereas vascular surgeons diagnose and treat diseases of the veins and arteries throughout the body.
For Georgians at risk for heart disease, the Northside Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute’s board-certified cardiologists and vascular surgeons, working alongside cardiovascular trained nurses and technologists, have the highest level of expertise in diagnosing and treating these conditions.
With locations in Atlanta, Alpharetta, East Cobb, Roswell, Forsyth and Cherokee, our Heart & Vascular Institute offers a full-spectrum of non-invasive diagnostic testing, cardiac catheterization, interventional cardiology and vascular procedures including angioplasty and stent, pacemaker and defibrillator implantation, and vein treatments.
We provide seamless collaboration between obstetric and cardiovascular specialists in the care of preeclampsia, a prenatal blood pressure condition found in up to eight percent of expectant mothers, which can mean safer deliveries for these high-risk pregnancies.
Northside Hospital has been recognized by some of the nation’s leading health care organizations for providing a high level of expertise in treating patients with chest pain, heart attack symptoms, heart failure and stroke. All three of our hospital campuses have received Chest Pain Center Accreditation and Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, and have achieved multiple awards from the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® and Get With The Guidelines® programs. Most recently, Northside Hospital-Forsyth became the first hospital in Metro Atlanta to earn Advanced Certification in Heart Failure from The Joint Commission.
The Northside Heart and Vascular Institute is home to many of Atlanta's "Top Docs," as named by U.S. News & World Report and Atlanta Magazine.