Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death. That is why CMC-Lincoln has strengthened its resources to battle this disease. Our patients benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Through the Cardiac Care, patients and families have access to the resources, assessments and treatments they need without leaving the community.
As part of Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute at Carolinas Medical Center, CMC-Lincoln offers patients access to a comprehensive scope of cardiac services including:
- Chest Pain Network
- Holter monitoring
- Stress testing (standard, nuclear and Persantine)
- Cardiac ultrasound (stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography)
- Community education
- Acute care treatment of myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure
- Affiliation with Carolinas Medical Center for interventional cardiology
- Heart Catherization
When cardiac procedures such as open-heart surgery are required, helicopter transport is readily available through MedCenter Air.
CMC-Lincoln's Cardiac Care team of specialists and professionals includes board-certified cardiologists, registered cardiopulmonary and EKG technicians, a clinical nutritionist, and other support personnel.