For more than 50 years, the experts at Carolinas HealthCare System's Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute have delivered innovative and life-saving heart care to the Carolinas, consistently receiving local, regional and national recognition. At Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, you'll find:

  • More than 100 cardiac physicians with expertise in every cardiology and surgical specialty, at more than 20 locations throughout the Carolinas
  • The region's only heart transplant center
  • The region's only pediatric heart surgery program
  • A Chest Pain Network that provides rapid response for patients coming into the hospital with a heart attack. Our network is significantly better than the average national response time for heart attack interventions
  • Innovative endovascular solutions for complex vascular diseases, including the world's first implantation of a branched stent graft specially designed to repair thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Nine hospitals accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Heart Success – an innovative program of education and follow-up for patients with congestive heart failure
  • Specialized care for patients who have implantable devices, including the use of remote monitoring technology
  • Participation in national clinical trials for procedures that offer innovations in the treatment of heart and vascular disease
  • Comprehensive open and minimally invasive surgical options
  • Structural heart interventions including mitral, pulmonary, aortic valve diseases advanced options for treatment
  • Advanced arrhythmia care including ablation of atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular defibrillator implantation

For more information or to find a Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute location, call 704-373-0212.

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CALL 877-999-7484

Heart Care Services

There are many different types and stages of heart disease. From interventions and surgery to cardiac rehabilitation, we provide expert specialty care and treatment that is specific to your unique condition and needs.

Heart Conditions Treated

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute offers comprehensive treatment for a broad range of heart and vascular conditions, including:

Heart Specialty Services Include:

Heart Surgery at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

We offer virtually every type of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery for adults and children. With experts in adult heart surgery, and pediatric surgery and congenital heart disease, we offer conventional surgeries as well as minimally invasive procedures.

Types of heart surgeries include:

Heart Support Groups

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute offers a variety of support groups in the greater Charlotte area for people of all ages with heart disease and members of their family. The goal is to help you and your family become better informed and connected so that you can improve your health and wellness.  

For more information about our support groups, please call 877-999-7484.

Learn more about our support groups.

Heart Care Locations

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute has more than 20 locations throughout North and South Carolina. To find a location near you, view our locations.

Meet the Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute Team

Meet our Sanger Heart & Vascular team.

Heart Health & Wellness

How can you keep your heart healthy? Some factors that influence heart health you can't change. But, in many cases, you can take control and reduce your risk of developing heart disease, or, if you have heart disease, prevent further complications. Learn how.

Heart of a Champion: Heart Screenings for Student Athletes

Heart of A Champion Program is a free sports-specific health screening and education program that helps to identify health issues before they become fatal problems.

Learn more or register.

For more information, please contact us at 704-667-2570 or email us.

For Providers

Referring a Patient for Cardiovascular Care

When you refer a patient to Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, you are involved and kept up-to-date on your patient's case, and you play a critical role in their treatment plan. Contact us to make a referral for cardiovascular care:

    • General referrals: 877-999-7484
    • Heart transplant, heart failure and mechanical circulatory support referrals: 704-355-6649 or 800-562-5752 – or learn more online.
    • General questions and information about Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute: 877-999-7484

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute Research

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute physicians actively participate in clinical trials to develop innovative approaches for treating cardiovascular disease, and bring innovative cardiovascular treatment options to the region. Learn more about our research.