To address the increasing need for cardiovascular care in the area, McLaren Central Michigan, in a partnership with McLaren Bay Heart & Vascular in Bay City, opened the McLaren Heart Center.
Get to Know Your Hospital: The McLaren Heart Center
This second location for cardiac diagnostic testing services is an outpatient expansion of McLaren Central Michigan's Heart & Vascular Center, and Mt. Pleasant office of cardiologists Sudeep Mohan, MD and Abraham Krepostman, MD, FACC. The doctors joined McLaren in June 2011 through McLaren Bay Heart & Vascular.
McLaren Bay Region has the fastest growing heart and vascular program in central Michigan, with nearly a dozen cardiac physicians leading the region in procedures such as open-heart surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (also known as angioplasty). Last year, Bay Heart & Vascular surgeons performed 554 open-heart surgeries significantly more than any other hospital in the region.
Available outpatient services at the Heart Center include:
- Cardiac stress testing
- Nuclear stress testing
- Short or Long-term Heart Monitoring
The $3.7 million Heart & Vascular Center, opened in July 2010, is the first of its kind in Isabella County and was made possible with over $2 million in gifts from local donors.
Patients in need of diagnostic catheterization, or peripheral vascular studies and interventional procedures, have access to these services at the Heart & Vascular Center at McLaren Central Michigan. McLaren Central Michigan's experienced, board-certified cardiologists and specially-trained medical professionals advise patients and their families throughout the stages of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
Comprehensive Care Includes:
Diagnostic Procedures & Testing - Cardiac CT Angiography, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Peripheral Vascular Studies, Electrocardiography (EKG) Echocardiography, Nuclear Medicine Studies, Short or Long-term Heart Monitoring, and Cardiac Stress Testing
Peripheral Vascular Treatment - Vascular procedures such as Angioplasty, Stenting and Atherectomy, and Thrombectomy to remove a clot and restore blood flow
Recovery - Nutrition Support from Registered Dietitians and Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs with Discounted Membership Rates at McLaren Fitness
McLaren Heart Center
5115 Pickard, Mt. Pleasant
Heart & Vascular Center
McLaren Central Michigan
1221 South Drive, Mt. Pleasant
Next to the Emergency Room