Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health for Heart Care

Excellence

Our award-winning team of renowned surgeons, physicians, researchers and specialists have extensive experience in minimally invasive heart surgery, combination open-heart procedures, and many other complex surgical heart procedures.

Quality

Our heart experts perform New Jersey's most successful minimally invasive heart surgeries. Hackensack Meridian Health has more U.S. News & World Report-ranked hospitals than any other system in NJ, including the best Cardiology & Heart Surgery program in NJ. Our hospitals are also ranked as High Performing in the U.S. in several areas of care, including Heart Attack, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery and Heart Failure.

Patient Experience

Every member of our multidisciplinary team shares the same goal: to return you to health as quickly as possible, with the best possible outcomes, and to provide you with a compassionate, friendly environment close to home.

Our Heart Experts

Our award-winning team of renowned surgeons, physicians, researchers and other health care specialists are able to provide exceptional cardiac expertise, advancements and cutting-edge technology to develop a highly-personalized plan for each and every one of our patients.

Heart care specialist monitoring patient
6 Ways to Lower Your Heart Rate

While certain aspects of your resting heart rate are directly connected to uncontrollable factors, such as age and genetics, there are certain actions that be taken to help decrease heart rate and improve overall well-being. Here are six proven ways to lower your resting heart rate:

What Causes a Heart Attack at a Young Age?

When Przemyslaw Blazejowicz suffered a heart attack, doctors at JFK University Medical Center were puzzled.

Surprising Signs You May Be Having a Heart Attack

When people have heart attacks in movies, they usually clutch their chests dramatically, break out in a cold sweat and drop to the floor. In real life...

Should You Get a Cardiac Calcium Scan?

Cardiac calcium scans are  short, painless imaging procedures called CT or CAT scans.

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