Cardiology offers state-of-the-art procedures and comprehensive post operative care to patients from Arkansas and the region. The Cardiac Catheterization team performs a variety of procedures including atrial septal defect closure, angioplasty with stent implantation, and blade and balloon atrial septostomy. Inpatient Cardiology and Intensive Care provides attending coverage of the cardiac intensive care service including post-operative care. Professionals in Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging use state-of-the-art echocardiography ultrasound machines and interpret the results for thousands of inpatients and outpatients each year. The Pediatric Electrophysiology medical staff assesses arrhythmias and offers pacing and defibrillator procedures support to the pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.
The Cardiac Transplant program is recognized at one of the leading cardiac transplant programs in the United States. Cardiology Clinics and Outreach conduct monthly patient clinics in Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Texarkana, and Jonesboro.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease offers a comprehensive program to assist adults by consulting, evaluating, and helping them manage their congenital heart disease, and a specialized clinic offers care to patients who are diagnosed with Marfan’s Syndrome, an inherited disorder of the connective tissue.