Heart and vascular

Your heart is in expert hands when you choose Edward-Elmhurst Heart Hospital for your cardiovascular care. We bring the expertise and innovation, most often associated with academic medical centers, to our community — so you can stay close to your home and support system.

  • We are the largest non-academic provider of heart care in Illinois.*
  • We’re No. 1 for TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement used to treat heart valve disease). We perform more TAVR procedures than any other heart care provider in Illinois.*
  • We treat more than 40,000 heart and vascular patients annually.
  • We are one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems.**

* IL CompDATA CV State Rankings, 2018
**IBM Watson, 2019

For us, this is personal

There’s more. Here, you’ll find a team of heart and vascular specialists and staff with unmatched compassion for you. We live and breathe heart care 24/7. For us, this is personal.

Heart Hospital Expertise

At Edward-Elmhurst Heart Hospital, our experienced, supportive team of board-certified doctors, cardiac nurses and other specialists work in collaboration on your behalf. Our experts have advanced training in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.

Our heart and vascular experts:

  • Deliver rapid, lifesaving interventions using the latest technology
  • Perform high-end, minimally invasive procedures for high-risk patients
  • Routinely train other physicians from across the nation and around the world on unique new approaches
  • Continually pioneer new diagnostic techniques and advanced treatments

Meet our cardiovascular experts.

Comprehensive heart care services

We offer comprehensive care for the full range of cardiovascular conditions, including:

As a leader in heart services, we’re continually introducing new and groundbreaking diagnostic techniques and treatment technology. For example, we performed the world’s first minimally invasive cryoballoon procedure to treat atrial fibrillation.

We were also among the first in Illinois to offer highly specialized heart procedures, like TAVR and WATCHMAN™. These innovative, lifesaving treatments provide hope for patients who were previously out of options. Learn more about our Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center®.

High-quality heart care

We regularly earn recognition for our record of quality care. For example, Edward-Elmhurst Health's open heart and valve surgery survival rates and length of stay are better than the national benchmark.+ And, patients undergoing open heart surgery at Edward-Elmhurst are less likely to go back into surgery due to a complication.+

Edward Hospital was also the recipient of the 2018 Gold Performance Achievement Award — Action AMI Registry, awarded by the American College of Cardiology-NCDR for quality improvement.

Both Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 2017 Get with the Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award.

Edward-Elmhurst Health was also named one of the 15 Top Hospital Systems in the country (IBM Watson, 2019). Additionally, we received the 2019 Advantage Award for performance improvement and efficiency (IBM Watson, 2019).

These quality rankings mean the highest quality of care for you.

+The Society of Thoracic Surgeons- National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (2018 data for CABG, valve and CABG/valve surgery combined)