Cardiovascular Services at UPMC St. Margaret
From basic diagnostic testing to advanced imaging, catheterization procedures, vascular and endovascular surgery, UPMC St. Margaret's Cardiology services offer a comprehensive network of cardiovascular services delivered by expert UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologists, community-based cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.
Cardiologists at UPMC St. Margaret offer a complete range of diagnostic testing to evaluate the heart’s function and structure. Advanced diagnostic testing includes exercise stress testing and radionuclide stress testing, EKG evaluations, and echocardiography.
- Cardiac catheterization
- Doppler ultrasound
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- Stress treadmill studies
- Nuclear cardiology stress testing (exercise and pharmacological)
- Pacemaker/AICD (internal defibrillator) center
- Holter monitoring
- Tilt-table studies
Education and Screenings
As part of the hospital’s dedication to the prevention of cardiovascular disease, UPMC St. Margaret offers frequent programs on smoking cessation, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, (COPD), community health lectures, blood pressure screenings, health fairs, and stress management to physicians, nurses, and the community.