Carolinas HealthCare System

Cardiovascular Center

See how we're faster than the national average at treating heart attacks.Finding out that you or a loved one has cardiovascular disease can be very frightening. When medical attention becomes necessary, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiovascular Center at CMC-Union is here for you. Our experienced team of board-certified cardiologists and radiologists, highly trained nurses, and registered technologists provide a full range of high-quality diagnostic cardiac and vascular services using the latest technologies.

With more than 50 years of breakthrough research, advanced care and a dedication to providing an exceptional patient experience, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiovascular Center at CMC-Union ensures that patients get the excellent care they need close to home.

Contact Information

600 Hospital Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 | 704-283-3374

Cardiovascular Diagnostic Services

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute provides an extensive array of cardiac and vascular diagnostic services at CMC-Union's Cardiovascular Center, including:

  • Aortic stent grafts
  • Cardioversions
  • Catheter-guided angiography
  • Diagnostic heart catheterizations
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Infusion ports
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Long-term intravenous line placements - PICC lines
  • Permanent pacemaker insertions
  • Stent placement
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Venous thrombolysis

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiovascular Center at CMC-Union now offers urgent and elective percutaneous coronary intervention, commonly known as angioplasty, to diagnose and repair blocked arteries in the heart. CMC-Union is the only facility in Union County to offer such services.

Additionally, the Cardiovascular Center recently opened a new radial lounge – the first in Carolinas HealthCare System – so patients who undergo catheterization procedures can recover in a recliner chair instead of lying on their backs for several hours while the leg heals. 

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at CMC-Union helps people recover from a heart attack or chronic heart disease and live a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the program is to help return patients to a level of activity that's appropriate for a healthy lifestyle and reduce their cardiovascular risk factors.

Our staff includes an exercise physiologist, registered nurse, registered dietitian/diabetes educator, clinical counselor, and a medical director. They develop an individualized plan of monitored exercise and education for patients who have been referred by their doctor. The main components of our rehabilitation program include:

  • Physician-supervised exercise programs to help build fitness and improve endurance
  • Nutrition assessment and counseling, which may include a personalized diet, blood cholesterol and body composition analysis
  • Medication management to help reduce cardiac symptoms, complications and hospitalizations
  • Stress management and emotional support
  • Smoking cessation

The cardiac rehabilitation program meets for exercise and educational sessions Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

For more information about Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, contact:

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at CMC-Union
Union Medical Plaza
1423 E. Franklin St., Suite C
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-2096 or 704-226-2097

Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

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