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Whether you have a heart rhythm condition, vascular disease or coronary artery disease, we’re here for you with advanced, customized and complete cardiovascular care.

At Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, we provide the region’s top-ranked heart care and perform in the top 10% nationally for advanced procedures according to U.S. News & World Report. 

With innovative research and clinical trials, surgical firsts, breakthrough treatments only found here and leading outcomes, we provide the highest-quality care to give you the best chance of an excellent outcome. 

Cardiovascular services, subspecialties and centers 

Why choose Sanger?

We’re the only cardiovascular provider in the region:

  • With a trauma center, ensuring we’re prepared to address sudden, life-threatening situations alongside your heart condition
  • Offering left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and transplant treatment options
  • Recognized as high performing in all 6 common heart conditions and procedures evaluated by U.S. News & World Report

We’re the region’s: 

  • Top-ranked heart provider by U.S. News & World Report
  • Highest-volume center for thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)

Additionally, we:

  • Care for more heart patients than any other provider in the region
  • Have a better nurse-to-patient ratio when compared to other regional cardiovascular providers, proven to lead to better outcomes and patient experiences 
  • Offer the most advanced technologies among all cardiovascular centers in the region
  • Perform a greater number of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures than any other provider in the region

The region’s best heart care

At Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, our care has repeatedly earned national recognition.

According to U.S. News & World Report, Sanger is the region’s top-ranked heart and cardiovascular program. And we’re the only hospital in the region to be recognized as high performing in 5 common heart conditions and procedures evaluated by U.S. News – the highest rating awarded for these areas of care:

  • U.S. News and World Report. Ranked as a high performing hospital in aortic valve surgery in 2023 to 2024.

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

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

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

  • U.S. News and World Report. Ranked as a high performing hospital in transcatheter aortic valve replacement in 2023 to 2024.

  • Highest rating for bypass surgery from the Society of thoracic Surgeons.

Additional awards and recognition

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is continually recognized, locally and nationally, for our commitment to delivering efficient, quality care. Year after year, we receive awards and distinctions from many of the top accrediting and ranking organizations in the industry.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

2022 Outcomes and Innovation

Heart disease prevention

When you take charge of the factors influencing your heart health, you can lower the risk of heart disease and, if it’s already a concern, prevent further complications. Learn how to better manage your condition, or call 704-512-5712 to make an appointment with a cardiologist.

 

Cardiology referrals

When you refer a patient to Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, you play a critical role in their treatment plan. We keep you involved and up-to-date on your patients until they can be transitioned back to your care. To learn more about our leading outcomes and the advanced treatments available to your patients, visit our dedicated page for providers.

Contact us to make a referral for cardiovascular care: 877-999-7484

Cardiology Referral Form.

 

Our cardiologists and providers

With 230+ heart specialists on our expert team, we deliver the highest-quality heart and vascular care.

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