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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 Center 

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 condition. 
  • 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 care. 

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 hours. 
  • 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 doctors

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: 

  • Eden 
  • Statesville 
  • Wilksboro 
  • Lexington 

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

Contact Us 

Request an appointment online. Or, for more information, please call: 

  • 336-716-WAKE or 
  • 888-716-WAKE (toll-free) 


Quick Reference

Heart & Vascular Center
New Patients

Local 336-716-WAKE
Toll-free 888-716-WAKE

Returning Patients

Vascular 336-716-4151
Heart 336-716-6674

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Last Updated: 10-01-2016
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