Our board-certified Cardiovascular Care specialists use the latest technology and diagnostic equipment to care for patients.
Our team of multi-disciplined heart specialists collaborate to care for the unique needs of each patient. The team includes Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Cardiologists, specialists in congenital heart defects, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, valve disorders, Physician Assistants and Certified Nurse Practitioners. All of our surgeons are board certified and most are fellowship-trained, meaning these doctors have additional training in state-of-the-art techniques in their subspecialties.
Eighty-five percent of heart damage occurs within the first two hours of a heart attack, which is why Olathe Health care teams are on alert to quickly recognize the signs and treat patients as quickly as possible. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center (CPC), Olathe Medical Center has a dedicated STEMI team prepared to diagnose and if necessary take patients to the cath lab within minutes to treat blockages and open affected arteries.
Olathe Health is a regional leader in the care of heart rhythm disorders. From new advancements in diagnosis, like the EP Navigator heart mapping technology, to the latest ablation treatments and devices, Olathe Health has the expertise to care for patients with many types of arrhythmias.
Prevention is key when it comes to fighting heart disease. That’s why Olathe Health offers a number of programs and resources to make it easy for patients to learn how to make heart healthy living decisions today and monitor their health health regularly.
For some patients, heart surgery may be the best treatment option. Olathe Health’s specialized cardiac team has the experience, expertise and latest technology and procedures to care for complex heart surgery patients.
Caring for heart patients doesn’t end with surgical intervention and other medical treatment. After a heart attack or surgery, many patients are prescribed cardiac rehabilitation at Olathe Medical Center, designed to help patients with heart disease return to productive lives. The program includes healthy lifestyle education, a closely monitored exercise program, diet and nutrition counseling, and plenty of encouragement and support.
Patients work with nurses trained in pulmonary physiology as well as respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, chaplains, pharmacists and social workers. A physician referral is required. For more information, please call 913-791-4222.