Heart & Vascular

Roper St. Francis Healthcare provides world-class Heart and Vascular care right here in the Charleston region. Cardiologists, surgeons, nurses and wellness specialists come together to offer a full range of personalized services. Our team has access to the latest technology to provide accurate diagnoses and cutting-edge treatments.

Whether you need surgery, medication or help with a healthier lifestyle, we’ll stay by your side through every step of your journey. Our goal is to improve your quality of life and keep you healthy, so you can get back to living your best days.

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Our program

Roper St. Francis Healthcare treats all types of heart and vascular conditions. With access to the latest minimally invasive surgeries and cardiac wellness services, we provide the most comprehensive cardiovascular treatment in the Charleston region.

Roper Hospital has earned a Blue Distinction Center+ designation in cardiac care from Blue Cross Blue Shield. This designation recognizes hospitals and specialists who show expertise and efficiency in delivering care.

We’re also home to the country’s oldest continuously operating vascular lab. It has played a critical role in developing vascular tests and treatments for more than 80 years.

Personalized treatment plans

We don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. When you come to Roper St. Francis Healthcare for heart or vascular care, you can expect personalized treatment that fits your specific diagnosis and health needs.

Our team believes in treating every patient like a family member. We’ll take the time to learn about you and what’s important in your life. This relationship will help us create a plan that helps you feel better and keeps you doing what you love.

Expertise in minimally invasive surgery

Our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive procedures for heart and vascular conditions. These surgeries improve recovery time and reduce your hospital stay, helping you get back to a healthy life faster.

We have access to all of the latest transcatheter treatments through our cardiac catheterization labs. Roper Hospital also includes the latest minimally invasive heart rhythm treatments with our advanced electrophysiology labs.

With our coordinated care approach and positive outcomes, patients travel far and wide for our minimally invasive expertise. Roper Hospital ranks in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for the number of mitral valve repairs we perform each year.

A team approach to care

We bring together experts from all areas of cardiac and vascular care to develop your treatment plan. With this diverse set of skills, we can provide complete and effective treatment that keeps you healthier longer.

Your team will vary depending on your diagnosis and treatment plan, but may include:

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Joint Commission
  • Cardiologists
  • Certified diabetes care and education specialists (CDCES)
  • Dietitians
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Health coaches
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Medical assistants
  • Nurses and nurse navigators
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician assistants
  • Surgeons
  • Wound care experts


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