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Deaconess Hospital: Pioneers in Heart Care

Bringing Advanced Technology to Our Community

Deaconess Hospital has helped shape heart care in the Tri-State by bringing cutting-edge technology to our community. Our rich history in heart care includes multiple firsts. Thanks to the pioneering spirit of our medical professionals, advanced heart care is conveniently available close to home.

First in the Region

Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Procedure for Non-Surgical Closure of Hole in Heart 2005
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation 2005
Carotid Stent Implanted by a Cardiologist


Catheter Ablation Using 3-D Electroanatomic Mapping  2003
Implantation of Drug Eluting Stent 2003
Vascular Brachytherapy 2001
Named Top 100 Hospital for Cardiovascular Services by US News & World Report Magazine 2000
Bare Metal Stent 1994
Dedicated Electrophysiology Lab 1993
Non-Thoracotomy Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implant 1993
Coronary Angioplasty 1980

Dedicated Open Heart Surgery Program

Open Heart Surgical Procedure 1974
Cardiac Catheterization Lab 1972