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Cardiology is the medical treatment of diseases of the heart and parts of the circulatory system. Cardiologists are the doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating these conditions.

Cardiologists in Pensacola

Our cardiologists are proud to offer advanced diagnostics and treatment options to provide you with comprehensive cardiac services.

The Heart Center at HCA Florida West Hospital includes a team of board-certified cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, as well as catheterization labs, an electrophysiology lab and nuclear cardiology services. Our goal is to give the immediate treatment necessary to prevent and treat heart diseases and conditions. So, whether you have an emergency or ongoing heart condition, we are always prepared to treat it.

Is your heart healthy?

Understanding your heart health is critical to getting the care you need. We offer a health risk assessment to help get you started.

Understanding your heart health is critical to getting the care you need. We offer a health risk assessment to help get you started.

Related specialties

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Our cardiology services

Our cardiologists provide the Pensacola community with a number of heart treatment services.

Heart screening and imaging

We offer same-day appointments and personalized care for your specific cardiac needs. Our diagnostic tests include:

  • Cardiac catheterization: This is a procedure where a long, thin tube (catheter) is placed inside the patient's artery or vein to measure blood flow and pressure in the heart. By doing this procedure, doctors can diagnose and treat heart disease.
  • Echocardiogram (ECHO): Essentially, an ECHO is an ultrasound of the heart. It involves using high-frequency sound waves to create images of the heart.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG): A ECG is a test that monitors and displays the heartbeat to detect heart rhythm patterns.
  • Event recorder monitoring: Event recorder monitoring captures the same information as Holter monitoring but for a longer period of time. Doctors can then analyze the electrical activity of your heart.
  • Holter monitoring: Holter monitoring is a portable device used to monitor and record the patient's heart activity for 24 to 48 hours. Doing this allows doctors to detect abnormal heart rates and rhythms.
  • Nuclear cardiology: These tests monitor the amount of blood flow to the heart muscle, which doctors can use to diagnose coronary heart disease.
  • Signal-averaged ECG: A signal-averaged ECG is a diagnostic test where electric signals from the heart are averaged to reveal "late potentials," which can predict heart arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.
  • Stress testing (GXT): This is a diagnostic test to evaluate exercise and determine the patient's risk of heart disease.
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE): A TEE uses high-frequency sound waves to create detailed images of the heart and the arteries that surround it.

If you need to be admitted to the hospital, we guarantee your own private room at no additional charge. We understand that a private room makes you more comfortable and when you are more comfortable, you get more rest and recover faster. It also reduces the chance of infection and decreases stress.

For more information about our cardiac care services, please call (850) 969-7979.

Coronary heart disease treatment

Coronary heart disease occurs when major blood vessels (coronary arteries), which provide blood, oxygen and nutrients to the heart, become damaged by plaque and inflammation. Coronary heart disease may build up over a long period of time due to high cholesterol, smoking, high blood pressure or diabetes, so it might be difficult to identity at first. However, patients can take steps to prevent it by maintaining a healthy diet and exercise.

We are committed to offering comprehensive cardiac care services to prevent and treat coronary heart disease.

Accredited heart attack care

We are an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) and Resuscitation, as designated by the American College of Cardiology. This distinction means we meet stringent guidelines, follow established protocols and offer multidisciplinary teams for heart attack treatment. HCA Florida West Hospital was the first facility in the area to become an Accredited Chest Pain Center.

If you or a loved one experiences symptoms of a heart attack, please don’t drive. Call 911.

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Our Cardiology Locations

Currently Viewing:

West Hospital
8383 N Davis Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
 (850) 494 - 3212

Currently Viewing:

West Hospital
8383 N Davis Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
 (850) 494 - 3212
Fort Walton-Destin Hospital
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
 (850) 862 - 1111

35.1 miles

Twin Cities Hospital
2190 Highway 85 N
Niceville, FL 32578
 (850) 678 - 4131

43.0 miles