Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, accounting for nearly one in four deaths every year. At NCH, we understand the importance of heart disease awareness, prevention, treatment and long-term care, and have expanded our efforts and resources to help you live the fullest, most meaningful life possible. Our network of top doctors in the Chicago area and cutting-edge treatments ensure you receive the least intrusive, most promising options available.
Our dedication to your health includes a Heart and Vascular Center comprising six condition-specific centers. Each features teams of highly skilled, multidisciplinary specialists who deliver complex, state-of-the-art medical care in a community hospital setting. These teams collaborate with each other, and with referring physicians, to assess your needs and develop individualized treatment plans. This approach helps us rank among Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care™ healthcare providers in 2020.
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We work with your physician to ensure everyone is informed and involved throughout the entire treatment process. Your physician will:
he NCH Medical Group announced the opening of a new Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Clinic to treat patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem. LAAC is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces stroke risk while eliminating the worries that come with a lifetime of blood thinner use. Read more
Since February is American Heart Month, it’s a good time to think about the health of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. Our network of top doctors and cutting-edge treatments ensure you receive the least intrusive, most promising options available. Read more
The aftermath of a diagnosis or treatment can feel overwhelming to start, but there are many, specialized options available as you plot your course forward. Cardiac rehabilitation at NCH provides an individualized and personalized treatment plan, including evaluation and instruction on physical activity, nutrition, stress management and other health-related areas. Read more