Hybrid Ablation Patient
Gloria Allen Turnage
Emergency Stent Recipient
Clifton Park, NY
Emergency Heart Surgery
Cardiac Stent Implant
Quintuple Heart Bypass
Heart Attack Survivor
Andalib Nawab, MD
Women and Heart Disease
Robert A. Joy, MD
Hybrid A-Fib Procedure
Herbert Reich, MD
Advances in Cardiac Care
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Peter Cospito, DO, FACC
Michael B. Holmes, MD
Fast Track Chest Pain Unit
John Nolan MD
Kim Trombly, RN
Cardiac Surgery Program
New hope for chronic heart conditions
Ellis continues to bring the latest and most promising technology and treatment options to help us deliver world-class cardiac services in a community hospital setting.
The Wright Heart Center at Ellis Medicine is home to one of the region’s leading cardiac programs. Building on our integrated, team approach, we’ve introduced advanced diagnosis and treatment capabilities, new minimally invasive surgical techniques and life-saving cardiac emergency protocols, to provide top quality cardiac care in a community hospital setting. And Ellis continues to bring innovative new technology and treatment options to Schenectady and the Capital Region. It’s all part of our commitment to keep our community healthy, reduce hospital stays and lower medical costs.
Learn more about our new cardiac initiatives:
Hybrid Procedure for A-Fib Patients: Ellis is the first and only hospital system in the area to offer a combined surgical and catheter-based procedure, known as hybrid ablation, to treat patients suffering from chronic atrial fibrillation or a-fib.
Heart Disease Screening For Women: A new program at Bellevue Woman's Center helps identify and care for women with risk factors for heart disease.
Radial Catheterization/Angioplasty: Minimally invasive procedure that enters through the wrist to speed recovery and reduce hospital stays.
Cardiac Surgery Program: Rededicating our commitment to provide the very best heart surgery outcomes, reduce readmissions and lower costs.
Cardiac Fast Track: Our dedicated chest pain unit represents the future of emergency care for heart attacks, providing quick response for better patient outcomes.
Comprehensive cardiac care for our community:
Cardiac ER: Delivering faster response in life-threatening cardiac emergencies
Diagnosis: Sophisticated imaging and evaluation to accurately identify heart problems.
Treatment: Minimally invasive procedures and surgery to correct heart conditions.
Community Wellness Program: Helping heart disease patients manage their health.
- Rehabilitation: Customized programs to help patients resume active lifestyles.
Talk to your primary care physician or click here to find a doctor.
For more information about Ellis Medicine’s Wright Heart Center or Emergency Care, please call 1.888.EllisInfo (1.888.355.4746) or 518.243.3333.
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