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Cardiology Services in Carrollton

When you’re referred to the Tanner Heart and Vascular Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton for a cardiology procedure or test, you’ll be in the hands of highly skilled physicians and specially-trained nurses throughout your procedure.

Our dedicated team of medical professionals has rigorously studied and trained to provide expert care for cardiac patients from initial testing for heart disease through treatment and rehabilitation. We offer the latest in technologies and facilities:

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Two interventional and diagnostic catheterization laboratories
  • An interventional and diagnostic endovascular laboratory
  • A cardiac progressive care unit (CPCU) and an intensive care unit (ICU)
  • A 24-hour emergency department
  • The John and Barbara Tanner Cardiac Rehab Center for inpatient and outpatient services
  • Cardiac diagnostic imaging

Specialty medical testing provided through the cardiac services division at the Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton campus includes the following services and procedures:

Catheterization Lab and Endovascular Lab

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Heart catheterization
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Diagnostic and interventional peripheral angiography
  • Diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation
  • Temporary pacemaker insertion
  • Cardioversion

Cardiopulmonary

  • Noninvasive vascular studies
  • Stress tests
  • Holter monitor
  • Event monitors
  • Electrocardiograms (EKGs)

Cardiac Diagnostic Imaging

  • Cardiac PET
  • Calcium scoring CT scanning
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound)
  • Stress echocardiogram
  • Stress cardiac nuclear medicine (thallium cardiac imaging)
  • Pediatric echocardiogram

Electrophysiology Services

  • Ablations
    • Supraventricular Tachycardias including atrial flutter, AVNRT,WPW, atrial tachycardia
    • Ventricular Tachycardia
    • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) Device implantation and follow-up
  • Electrophysiology (EP) testing (invasive and noninvasive)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation (ICD) implantation
  • Loop recorder implantation/extraction

More information is available in Cardiology Procedures and Tests.

Emergency Heart Care at Tanner Heath System

The emergency department at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton is fully-staffed with board certified emergency medicine physicians. Nursing personnel are certified in ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) and TNCC (trauma nurse core curriculum). All physicians and staff are trained to “think cardiac.” When a patient with chest pain is rushed into the emergency department, the "Chest Pain Protocol" is put into action immediately to ensure that the patient receives prompt, effective treatment. The emergency department is prepared to evaluate and treat patients presenting with symptoms related to cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack, angina, arrhythmia and heart failure.

Accredited Chest Pain Centers

Tanner Health System offers accredited Chest Pain Centers in Carrollton and Villa Rica that are ready to provide the advanced care you need, from assessment to diagnosis and treatment, including interventional care like angioplasty and stenting.

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Scheduling

To schedule an appointment for a procedure or test at a Tanner Heart and Vascular Center, have a physician’s order ready and call Tanner Central Scheduling at 770.812.9721.

If you need a cardiologist, visit the Heart Care Team page or call 770.214.CARE for a physician referral.

 

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