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Helping the Heart Through Cardiac Rehab

Welcome to Broward Health Medical Center's Heart Center of Excellence

Just a few steps away from the parking garage, this magnificent 115,000-square foot facility is designed for convenience. The Heart Center of Excellence includes a separate entrance; providing medical personnel, patients and their families easy access to a wide range of services from prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Click here to read a heartfelt message from our Chief Medical Director, Michael A. Chizner, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Chizner

The facility consists of:

  • Three cardiovascular surgical suites
  • Three cardiac catheterization laboratories with state-of-the-art digital equipment for percutaneous coronary intervention
  • A comprehensive electrophysiology lab for diagnosing and treating heart arrhythmias, including radiofrequency catheter ablation techniques
  • Sixteen-bed cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU)
  • Eight-bed coronary care unit (CCU)
  • Thirty private bed progressive cardiac care unit (PCCU)
  • An integrated preventative medicine, cardiac rehab and wellness center, located in the Medical Office Building
  • Waiting rooms providing comfortable accommodations for patients and their families

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Heart Valve Center

More than five million Americans have heart valve disease, and many do not have any symptoms. The Broward Health Heart Valve Center streamlines the diagnostic and treatment process for patients and referring physicians. The Center is led by national experts in diagnostic cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology, and cardiac surgery. Learn more >