Cardiovascular Health

cardiovascular health

Healing Hearts, Improving Lives

We focus on whole-person care before, during and after your cardiovascular treatments. 

Our physicians have years of training and advanced technical expertise in all aspects of heart care – from diagnostic testing, cardiac catheterization and stenting to chest pain treatment and emergency angioplasty.

Customized follow-up care helps ensure you can get back to the life you live.

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Virtua Medical Group

Virtua Cardiology Group Locations

Virtua Cardiology Group provides the highest level of care available to patients over age 18 with a broad range of cardiac conditions.

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Interventional Cardiology

Virtua Interventional Cardiology Locations

Physicians of Virtua’s Interventional Cardiology diagnose heart and vascular problems as well as catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases.

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Cardiac Rehab

Virtua Cardiac Rehabilitation Locations

Virtua Cardiac Rehabilitation locations support patients with various stages of heart disease through supervised exercise and education.

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These classes and support groups help you improve your heart health and lower your heart disease risks, as well as provide emotional support from others living with heart disease. Topics include:

Common Heart Problems

What is Angina (Chest Pain)? - Virtua Medical Services

Angina (Chest Pain)

Chest pain or angina can be a sign of a more serious heart problem. Find information about angina including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment at Virtua.

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What is Atrial Fibrillation (a-fib)? - Virtua Medical Service

Atrial Fibrillation (a-fib)

Virtua cardiologists use a combination of proven treatments and new technologies to build a care plan that’s right for each patient.

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Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease happens when arteries become blocked or damaged, preventing your heart from receiving the Oxygen-rich blood it needs. Learn more.

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What is Heart Failure? - Virtua Medical Service

Heart Failure

Heart failure happens when the heart struggles to pump blood as it should. Let South Jersey's experts at Virtua help you, from diagnosis through cardiac rehab.

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Hypertension and High Blood Pressure - Virtua Service

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, sometimes called hypertension, puts added stress on the heart. Learn how Virtua can help you before serious coronary problems develop.

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Heart Attack Signs and Treatment - Virtua Service

Heart Attack

During a heart attack, seconds count. Learn the signs of a heart attack and when to seek help from the specialists at Virtua.

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A Patient's Guide to Coronary Angioplasty

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Chest Pain: Is it a Heart Attack or Heartburn?

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What is Peripheral Artery Disease?

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