Heart and Vascular Center: About Us
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is one of the few hospitals in
the Piedmont region offering a dedicated center for cardiovascular care and
research. We specialize in early diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of a
broad range of cardiovascular conditions. In fact, our team has been recognized
by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the National Cardiovascular Data
Registry® for achieving high standards of care.
Heart & Vascular Care at Wake Forest Baptist Medical
No matter what type of heart care you
need, our heart team provides everything from prevention to treatment:
- Prevention: In addition to standard
screening tests, we use innovative new practices, such as coronary calcium scans,
to detect disease in its earliest stages. Learn more about heart and vascular screenings.
- Diagnosis: Using a variety of techniques
and specialized equipment, we conduct quick and accurate testing for a proper diagnosis of your
- Treatment: Combining the skills of our
heart and vascular surgeons, we offer advanced treatments such as minimally
invasive repair of heart
valve disease. We also offer expert care for common conditions, like high blood pressure.
- Rehabilitation: We are the first hospital in
the country offering pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation. Our personalized programs help you
recover from certain procedures and avoid future complications.
We use a team approach, which means that groups of specialists
come together to discuss and plan for every step of your care. We work closely
with you, your family and other doctors you may be seeing during your period of
Comprehensive Heart and Vascular Services in North Carolina
At Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, we make it easy to get the
services you need:
- We see most first-time patients within 48
- We can see patients at risk for serious
complications within 24 hours.
If doctors from outside the Wake Forest system refer you to us, we
are happy to work with them. Our team includes specialists with expertise in
even the most complex forms of heart and vascular disease. Learn more about our
From check-ups to minor surgery, you can relax knowing that we
treat a wide range of heart and vascular conditions close to home. In addition
to our main campus in Winston-Salem, we’ve recently created a regional network
of clinics including:
Cardiologists and vascular medicine specialists in our satellite
clinics provide a range of services, including heart screenings and diagnostic testing. You can
also receive many treatments
at these locations, ranging from medication therapy to some forms of endovascular surgery. We
offer more advanced, complex treatments, including major surgery, at our main
clinic in Winston-Salem.
Learn more about our locations.
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