Cardiovascular Services

Our cardiac procedure and surgery success rates exceed state and national averages.

Heart Care

CHI Health St. Elizabeth is recognized for being one of the nation's top hospitals for quickest response times to heart attacks. Our cardiac procedure and surgery success rates exceed state and national averages.

We are committed to offering the highest standards of care and expertise from skilled medical professionals specially trained to care for your heart. Our services include:

Diagnostic Tests & Procedures

Our cardiac team performs the latest procedures for diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, including diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, non-invasive diagnostic studies and medical cardiac care. Learn more about diagnostic cardiac procedures.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our cardiac rehabilitation program offers medically-monitored exercise and education tailored to your needs for recovery and prevention of future heart issues. Get more information about the Cardiac Rehab program.

Prevention

We offer preventive programs including screening, lifestyle management and a smoking cessation program. We encourage you to reduce our risk of heart disease by developing a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Heart Failure

One in five adults over the age of 40 will develop heart failure. Early diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle improvements can help people with heart failure enjoy longer, fulfilling lives. Our comprehensive heart failure program and team of experts offer highly specialized, proven treatments to help patients with heart failure get back to the life they love.

Heart Care Partnership

Whether it’s a 911 call or subtle changes in your heart health, CHI Health St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart offer the skilled physicians and expertise. With two campuses — south and north — patients will benefit from quick access in an emergency as well as a comprehensive team of cardiovascular specialists. From diagnosis in our 24/7 Chest Pain Center and Emergency Department through  rehabilitation, Nebraska Heart and St. Elizabeth along with first responders offer Lincoln and Lancaster County the finest in heart care.

CHI Health Nebraska Heart has been ranked as the top cardiac hospital in Nebraska by the Healthgrades organization for eight consecutive years. The same Nebraska Heart Institute cardiovascular physicians from Nebraska Heart also practice at St. Elizabeth. This partnership allows us to provide our patients with a high level of specialization in the fast-advancing field of cardiology.

Because we work together, you can be confident knowing that your care team utilizes the Nebraska Heart approach that has proven to offer superior patient outcomes based on a variety of measures. In addition, you have access to the state’s most experienced and successful program to replace the aortic heart valve without opening the chest, and soon, the state’s first program to repair the mitral heart valve with a similar catheter-based technology.