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Live life young at heart. 28 days and 28 ways to live heart healthy.
Since WakeMed performed Wake County’s first open heart surgery in 1968, we’ve led the way in heart care. Today, WakeMed Heart Center is the area’s leader in cardiovascular care by partnering with our patients and families, physicians, clinicians and community resources to support heart health and well-being, while managing complex cardiovascular conditions, navigating ongoing care and achieving optimum health.
Our outstanding team of cardiologists, surgeons, nurses and specialists representing the highest level of expertise while utilizing the latest technology/techniques in our care for you. It’s this exceptional care and our commitment to quality and safety that has made WakeMed a cardiac leader and innovator for more than 50 years.
And we are proud to be a pioneer in Wake County, and beyond, for offering breakthrough procedures, treatments and operations:
Another First in Wake County – Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator
Patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest are now offered a revolutionary new option in defibrillation therapy – the Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD system), a new technology that provides lifesaving measures of defibrillation therapy without touching the heart.
Nationally Recognized in Cardiac Care
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals ranks WakeMed as “high performing in cardiology and heart surgery.” Our heart and vascular programs also received the following recognitions for outstanding quality:
For more information about the innovative heart and vascular services offered at WakeMed Heart Center, visit hearts.wakemed.org.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610