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Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System delivers the most comprehensive and advanced cardiovascular services in the region. With our multi-disciplinary, team-based approach to cardiac care, our patients benefit from collective expertise and decades of experience in evaluating and treating such conditions as irregular heartbeat, heart attack, heart failure, valve disorders, coronary artery disease, and other cardiovascular and thoracic disorders.

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice brings these integrated cardiac services closer to home for south Sarasota County residents, offering convenient access to the same nationally recognized physicians, staff and treatments available at our SMH-Sarasota campus, where we’ve been mending broken hearts since 1925.

For information and referrals, call 941-261-7777.

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Conditions We Treat

The SMH-Venice heart team provides comprehensive cardiac care with the latest diagnostic and treatment options for cardiovascular conditions, including:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart failure
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

Information & Referrals

Call 941-261-7777.


Virtual Support Group

Are you or a loved one living with cardiovascular disease? Join our Cardiovascular Support Group meetings online or by phone to learn new ways to manage heart/vascular disease and connect with others. The virtual group meets via WebEx, which is similar to Zoom or FaceTime. Call 941-917-8508 or click here to sign up.

Cardiac Diagnostic, Interventional, Treatment & Rehab Services

Sarasota Memorial Cardiac Services delivers a full range of heart and vascular services — from rapid assessment and treatment of chest pain to a full spectrum of screenings and non-invasive testing for detecting cardiovascular risk factors, and the latest treatment options, including cardiac catheterization, surgery and rehabilitation.

SMH-Venice’s growing menu of cardiac care services includes:

  • Cardiac catheterization (including emergency angioplasty for heart attack and induced hypothermia for cardiac arrest and stroke)
  • Cardiovascular ultrasound
  • Echocardiogram (EKG/ECG)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Interventional and neurointerventional radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine studies
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Click here for information on additional advanced cardiac services provided at our SMH-Sarasota campus, including open, robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS); Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR); and the Watchman implant for AFib patients.

SMH-Venice Cardiac Care Highlights

Sarasota Memorial Heart Team

Collaboration is the cornerstone of Sarasota Memorial’s cardiac care program, and it is the key to successful patient outcomes across the health system. Our heart team comprises cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, electrophysiologists, critical care specialists, cardiac surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation therapists, other specialists and specially trained support staff. Our nationally recognized physician team performs more than 1,000 cardiac surgeries and 6,000 catheter-based procedures each year.

To learn more about our cardiac care services and for assistance with physician referrals, call 941-261-7777.