Ascension Providence Heart Care

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Ascension Providence heart care teams have long been dedicated to delivering compassionate, personalized care. They performed Waco’s first heart catheterization and open-heart surgery in 1973, first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in 2018 and recently were the first in Texas to offer WATCHMAN FLX™ to reduce stroke in patients with AFib. Ascension Providence is a certified transcatheter valve center, accredited chest pain center and was awarded the Platinum Performance Achievement Award by the American College of Cardiology for demonstrating top-level performance in quality care. Ascension Medical Group Providence Cardiovascular surgeons offer minimally invasive and open heart surgery options, allowing patients to receive emergency and ongoing heart care right here in Waco. With five state-of-the-art cath labs and new programs, like TAVR and WATCHMAN™, Ascension Providence is making it possible to get care close to home. Whether you’re experiencing AFib, need aortic valve replacement, open-heart surgery or treatment for other heart conditions, the Ascension Providence heart care team is ready to listen, understand your needs and provide a care plan right for you, right here at home.

Pictured (L-R) Toby Jowers, Cardiovascular Technologist, Charles Gohring, RN, Dr. Richard Helmer, IV, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Dr. Jeff Young, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Billy Fowler, Cath Lab Manager.

Ascension Providence Heart Care

6901 Medical Parkway | 254/875-0354

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