Major gift and expansion for Norton Healthcare heart services

Today Norton Healthcare held a celebration to honor the Norton Heart & Vascular Institute team. During the event, local businessman G. Hunt Rounsavall, a long-standing member of the Norton Healthcare board of trustees and major […]

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For D. Sean Stewart, M.D., career a journey of the heart

Sean Stewart, M.D., interventional cardiologist with Norton Heart & Vascular Institute, treats all his patients the way he would want someone to treat his family members. Especially his grandfather. Dr. Stewart, the son of a […]

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Some pregnancy complications can signal risk for heart disease after delivery

Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are indicators for an increased chance of heart disease later in life. Preeclampsia occurs in about 5% to 8% of pregnant women after the 20th week of pregnancy or after giving […]

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VIDEO: Virtual tour of Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Young patients with serious heart conditions — and their families — have moved into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. What does a patient room look like? What does it […]

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Meet Melissa Lee Perrotta, M.D., Norton Children’s new adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) assistant medical director

By Kim Huston From working in a genetics lab to teaching yoga, Melissa Lee Perrotta, M.D., has found a way to blend all of her passions into one career. Her drive to understand and solve […]

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Mostafa El-Refai, M.D., thrives on the quick results of opening blocked arteries

For Mostafa El-Refai, M.D., interventional cardiology is the best of both worlds. He gets to develop long-term relationships with patients and their families. He also gets to perform emergency stenting procedures to open blocked coronary […]

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Sofya Kuznetsov, M.D., joins Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Sofya Kuznetsov, M.D., who is board certified and fellowship trained in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease, has joined Norton Heart & Vascular Institute. Dr. Kuznetsov completed her clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at University Hospitals […]

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Heart failure monitoring technology provides early warning of worsening condition

By Lynne Choate Living with advanced heart failure can be every bit as scary as it sounds. For patients, it means following a strict regimen that includes medication and regularly monitoring for the slightest signs […]

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Easier referrals to the specialists at the new Atrial Fibrillation Clinic

The new Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Heart Rhythm Center is accepting referrals for newly diagnosed patients, those with paroxysmal or persistent symptomatic atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and patients who are having […]

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Norton Healthcare hospitals recognized with three awards for exceeding patient care standards in heart attack cases

Norton Healthcare hospitals were recognized today during a presentation by the American Heart Association with Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus and Gold awards for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. The American Heart […]

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Health care providers can help improve outcomes for African Americans at higher risk for heart disease and heart failure

Heart disease kills more Americans than any other disease, and according to the American Heart Association, African Americans may face a higher risk for heart disease compared with other groups. Kelly C. McCants, M.D., cardiologist […]

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Ebstein anomaly discovered in pregnancy treated with interdisciplinary care

Audrey Sims’ first clue that her twins’ birth would be complicated came at 14 weeks of pregnancy, when a routine ultrasound found that one of her sons, Aiden, had a cystic hygroma, a fluid collection […]

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