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Coronary Artery Disease

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute uses the latest transcatheter devices and percutaneous techniques to deliver leading outcomes for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).

Awards and Recognition

  • U.S. News and World Report. Ranked as a high performing hospital in heart attack in 2023 to 2024.

  • CardioSmart American College of Cardiology: ACC CathPCI Registry 4/4 stars for Public Reporting - Find Your Heart a Home.

    ACC CathPCI Registry 4/4 stars for Public Reporting - Find Your Heart a Home

  • 2022 platinum performance achievement award chest pain MI registry NCDR American College of Cardiology.

    ACC NCDR Chest Pain-MI Platinum recognition - Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health Pineville and Atrium Health Cabarrus

  • American Heart Association 2022 Mission Lifeline Gold NSTEMI

    Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Gold recognition - Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health Pineville and Atrium Health Cabarrus

  • American Heart Association 2022 Mission Lifeline Gold STEMI Receiving.

    Mission: Lifeline STEMI Gold Plus recognition - Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health Pineville and Atrium Health Cabarrus

Our team includes a physician who has conducted more than 1,000 robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures, making him a worldwide leader in robotic PCI. 

Top Response Times and PCI Outcomes


  • 2,829

    PCI Procedures
    NCDR CathPCI Registry, July 2021 - June 2022


  • 84.3%

    Percent of PCIs via Radial Access
    Benchmark: 55.9%
    NCDR CathPCI Registry, Q1 2022 Published Reports

  • Bar graph depicting SHVI improving in PCI Same-Day Discharge Rates over time, from 37% in 2016, to 87% in 2022.
  • Chart depicting SHVI having a favorable ranking for PCI In-Hospital Risk Standardized Mortality Rate in All Patients.
  • Chart depicting SHVI having a favorable ranking for PCI In-Hospital Risk Standardized Mortality Rate for STEMI Patients without Cardiogenic Shock or Cardiac Arrest.
  • Chart depicting SHVI having a favorable rating for Median Door-to-Balloon Times.
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