Heart and Vascular Services at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center in Parma, OH
The cardiovascular program at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH Parma Medical Center provides nationally recognized treatment for heart and vascular disease, offering state-of-the-art care for residents of Parma, Brooklyn, Seven Hills, North Royalton and surrounding communities.
UH Parma Medical Center is home to highly specialized, advanced medical and surgical therapies, including access to the latest clinical trials available only in certain programs across the nation.
The cardiovascular department is located on the first floor of UH Parma Medical Center, not far from the emergency room and intensive care unit, where registered technicians can perform diagnostic testing and imaging.
Cardiovascular Conditions We Treat at UH Parma Medical Center
The UH Parma Heart Center – now UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute – opened in the late 1990s with open heart surgery, three high-risk catheterization labs and later a vascular lab. Today, the cardiovascular team at UH Parma Medical Center provides a comprehensive range of heart and vascular related treatment and diagnostic services, including:
- Coronary artery disease
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Inflammatory heart diseases
- Vascular disease, such as:
UH Parma Medical Center is completely renovating and expanding its Department of Surgery, a $27.5 million project that is the largest construction project within the main hospital in 33 years. The expanded, state-of-the-art operating room suites will support the vascular and thoracic surgeons of UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute.
In 2018, UH Parma Medical Center opened a $900,000 state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. The upgrade includes new technology, new software, updated control rooms and dictation/work rooms to support minimally invasive tests and procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular Service Recognition at UH Parma Medical Center
UH Parma Medical Center has received these awards and accreditations for providing the highest-quality cardiology and vascular care according to evidence-based research and national guidelines:
- Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Echocardiography
- Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Vascular Laboratories
- Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care: Chest Pain Center Accreditation
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification
- Aetna Institutes of Quality Cardiac Care
- Anthem Blue Distinction Center Cardiac Care