University of Michigan Health-West has reached a new milestone in cardiovascular care with the unveiling of the Steve and Amy Van Andel Heart & Vascular Center at a ceremony Thursday, Nov. 30. The state-of-the-art medical center, located within the UM Health-West Professional Building on Health Dr. SW, was made possible by landmark gifts totaling $3.1 Read More
Ten months since launching the state’s newest open-heart surgery program, the Cardiovascular Network of West Michigan completed its 100th surgery at University of Michigan Health-West, a pace that is nearly two and a half times its first-year goal of 50 operations. In addition to giving West Michigan patients greater choice and access to top-rated care Read More
The term heart attack often conjures images of blocked arteries requiring immediate medical intervention. However, a lesser-known condition called stress cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a challenging diagnostic look alike.
A group of community leaders has invested in the health of West Michigan with gifts totaling $3.1 million, opening a new era of cardiovascular care and advanced open-heart surgery, University of Michigan Health-West officials announced today. The gifts collectively are among the largest the nonprofit health system has ever received. Contributions have come from a Read More
University of Michigan Health-West, home of the state’s newest center for open-heart surgery, is adding the leadership and experience of a surgeon who has performed more than 5,000 cardiothoracic procedures in his career. Dr. Alphonse DeLucia III will lead the UM Health-West cardiac surgery team in its role as a member of the Cardiovascular Network Read More
A new era of advanced cardiovascular care has begun in West Michigan, as some of the nation’s top heart surgeons gathered to perform open-heart procedures in a new state-of-the art operating room at University of Michigan Health-West. For the first time, patients in the Grand Rapids market have an option for open-heart surgery. This is Read More
For every cardiac condition, University of Michigan Health-West has the capabilities and expertise you need. Nationally recognized as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, UM Health-West has earned additional accreditations for vascular diagnostic testing, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, nuclear medicine and more. We are building on that expertise to launch the first new open-heart surgery program Michigan Read More
The patient loved doing yard work. But lately, a painful problem was taking all joy out of a favorite activity.
A collaboration to expand cardiovascular services in west Michigan has taken a big step forward with state regulators giving the go-ahead to launch a second open-heart surgery program for the Grand Rapids area – the largest market in the state with a single open-heart program. The services would be provided through the Cardiovascular Network of Read More
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