• Wellmont CVA Heart Institute

  • Melissa Chapman, heart patient
      • The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute brings together seamless integration of top-quality cardiovascular physicians and cutting-edge cardiovascular technologies and treatments on a level never before realized in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

        • Largest and most experienced group of heart experts in the region
        • Award-winning Wellmont hospitals and heart facilities
        • Cardiac offices in local communities, close to home

        Heart and vascular services

        The board-certified cardiovascular physicians at the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute offer treatment for many heart and vascular illnesses and conditions. Common heart problems treated include:

        • Acute coronary syndrome
        • Cardiomyopathy 
        • Chest pain 
        • Congestive heart failure 
        • Coronary artery disease 
        • Heart attack – or myocardial infarction
        • High blood pressure 
        • Irregular heartbeats 
        • Peripheral vascular disease

        Experts at the heart institute also have access to an array of services and technologies for diagnosis and treatment.

        • Cardiac catheterization and angiography 
        • Cardiac stress testing 
        • Cardiothoracic surgery 
        • Cardiovascular CT 
        • Cardiovascular MRI 
        • Carotid ultrasound 
        • Enhanced external counterpulsation 
        • Nuclear imaging and stress testing 
        • Ultrasound for echocardiograms

        With their broad range of experience and exceptional quality of care, you can feel confident placing your heart in the hands of the region’s best cardiologists and heart experts. This region is where you call home, and the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute is where your heart belongs.

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        CareChex, a well-respected national quality rating service and division of Comparion, has ranked Holston Valley in the top 100 hospitals nationally for cardiac care, major cardiac surgery, heart attack treatment, coronary bypass surgery and vascular surgery.

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  • Heart care news


  • Dr. Mungara Joins Wellmont CVA Heart Institute As Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgeon In Bristol

    Dr. Charan Mungara, a cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon, has brought his impressive skill set to Bristol Regional Medical Center as one of the new physicians at the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute.

    Dr. Raffat Jaber, A Vascular And Endovascular Surgeon, Joins Wellmont CVA Heart Institute

    2/5/2014 – Dr. Raffat Jaber, a high-caliber vascular and endovascular surgeon who completed training at one of the premier hospitals in his field, has joined the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute.

    Wellmont CVA Heart Institute Hosts 8th Annual Cardiovascular Summit To Enhance Care In Region

    Cardiologists and surgeons with the nationally recognized Wellmont CVA Heart Institute will share best practices with fellow clinicians on Saturday, Feb. 1, during the 8th annual Cardiovascular Summit. The event will be held from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center. It will feature presentations from heart institute physicians who have established this region as a benchmark for the best care, as well as new and highly trained physicians in the organization who have brought their skills to the area. Another local physician will also provide her expertise.

    Wellmont CVA Heart Institute Receives Bridges To Excellence Award From National Organization

    The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute has earned another national honor for its leadership in the delivery of high-quality cardiovascular care in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia

    Bristol Regional, Holston Valley Recognized By American Heart Association For Heart Care

    Superior cardiovascular care from the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, which bolsters quality of life for the region’s patients, is achieving special recognition from the American Heart Association for prompt and effective heart attack treatment.