Heart & Vascular

Our cardiovascular and pulmonary specialists offer an array of cardiac, respiratory and vascular testing, a dedicated chest pain unit and treatment procedures in the department's nationally accredited echocardiogram, stress and vascular laboratories.

Services include cardiac imaging, nuclear cardiology, transesophageal cardiac imaging, stress tests, cardioversion, pulmonary function testing and electrocardiograms, and a full compliment of respiratory care services for adults and babies.

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

WakeMed Cary Hospital cardiovascular specialists use the latest technology to diagnose and treat heart conditions.  Services include:

  • Cardiac catheterization to diagnose heart disease and determine the best treatment options
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Defibrillator and bi-ventricular device implantation
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Ablation treatment for heart rhythm problems
  • Cardioversions
  • Specialized vascular studies
  • Stent placement

Cardiac Rehab Program at the Kraft Family YMCA

The WakeMed Cary Hospital Cardiac Rehab Program is located at the Kraft Family YMCA with classes offered on Monday through Friday from 7 to 8 am.

Cardiac rehab offers comprehensive nutrition, lifestyle and physical activity counseling for patients who have suffered a cardiac event, such as a heart attack, heart surgery, cardiac catheterization or are diagnosed with a debilitating cardiac condition such as heart failure. The participants’ goal is to improve physical fitness and overall health, and reduce the risk of future heart problems. For more information about the program.

WakeMed Cary Hospital Cardiac Rehab at Kraft Family YMCA
8921 Holly Springs Road
Apex, NC 27539
919-350-1875

Primary Stroke Center

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is pround to be a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center.  The WakeMed Stroke Team is made up of specially trained physicians, nurses and therapists, who are dedicated to the care of stroke patients.   The WakeMed Stroke Team serves patients at WakeMed Cary Hospital and WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

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