Providence Heart and Vascular Institute

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute comprises more than 80 highly-skilled physicians and surgeons. Each year at the Institute, more than 13,000 patients benefit from the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment and cardiac surgery.

Through clinical research trials, patients here also have access to many new therapies before they become widely available. The most innovative and comprehensive cardiovascular care in Oregon is available at Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

National Recognition

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute consistently receives top national recognition for excellence. Honors include:

  • American Heart Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” recognition for coronary artery disease care for Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Ranked among the “fastest hospitals in Oregon for treatment of heart attack” at Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Lab Accreditation for Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Providence Medford Medical Center and Providence Milwaukie Hospital
  • Center of Atrial Fibrillation Excellence at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Echocardiography Lab Accreditation for Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Providence Medford Medical Center, Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Providence Seaside Hospital.

Programs

Providence becomes first in northwest to implant world's smallest pacemaker

The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System is one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers – about the size of a large vitamin. It does not require the use of wires to connect to the heart, and does not require a surgical incision in the chest.

Phil and Penny Knight give landmark gift of $25 million to Providence Heart and Vascular Institute

The gift will be used to kick off the heart institute’s $50 million Next Generation campaign, designed to bring the most advanced treatments and innovations to patients served by Providence, Oregon’s leading provider of cardiac care.

“All of the sudden, you’re living again”

Doris agreed to participate in the Edwards SAPIEN XT clinical trial at Providence Valve Center and got a new lease on life. Watch her story. 

Northwest Guide to Heart-Healthy Living

Pick up our free guide filled with fresh recipes and inspiring ideas for healthier living. 

Referring physicians learn more about VAD

Our medical and surgical directors discuss referral criteria and outcomes of our VAD program. Watch the video. 

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