Heart & Vascular Care

Cardiologist in Harker Heights, TX

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is proud to provide you and your loved ones with exceptional cardiovascular care. We understand how important your heart health is, which is why we will work closely with you at every point to ensure the best possible outcomes for your cardiovascular condition. Our cardiology unit offers heart screening and imaging tests, including echocardiograms, as well as treatments for conditions like coronary artery disease and heart attack. No matter your needs, we’re prepared to meet them with compassion and expertise.

A referral from your primary care provider is the first step toward improved cardiovascular health. To schedule an appointment for a referral, call (254) 690-0900.

Award-winning cardiovascular services

Our Heart and Vascular Center provides personalized, convenient cardiovascular care to diagnose and treat heart disease. As a recipient of the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019 and a winner of the 2022 MI Registry Silver Award, we are committed to providing outstanding heart care to our patients in Harker Heights, Texas and beyond.

We offer a wide range of services to diagnose and treat heart and vascular conditions. Our treatments include:

  • Advanced venous procedures for deep vein thrombosis/blood clots and varicose veins
  • Diagnostic and interventional coronary catheterization
  • Diagnostic and interventional peripheral arterial procedures (PAD)
  • Echocardiogram (trans-thoracic and transesophageal)
  • Pacemaker and intra cardiac defibrillator (ICD) implants

Patients can schedule a cardiac calcium score CT (CCCT) procedure without a physician’s order, but all other services require a physician’s order.

Heart attack symptoms

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death for women. Each year, heart disease kills more women than all types of cancer combined. It’s important to know the unique risk factors women have for developing heart disease. These risk factors include menopause, ovarian cysts, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Women also experience different heart attack symptoms from men. Often, women do not experience the chest or arm pain that many people associate with heart attacks.

Signs and symptoms of a heart attack vary from person to person, but the following symptoms are the most common indicators of cardiac arrest:

  • Feeling clammy or sweaty
  • Feeling lightheaded or dizzy
  • Nausea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tightness or aching in the chest, arms, neck, jaw, back or shoulders

If you are experiencing these symptoms, call 911 immediately.

Heart disease prevention resources

Knowing the risks, signs and preventive measures for heart-related issues can be life-saving. Learn more about protecting your heart by reviewing the resources below.

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We have demonstrated sustained achievement in ACTION Registry® for 2 years and met high performance standards for specific performance measures to receive this 2020 award.