The Frances Langford Heart Center at Martin Health System provides exceptional cardiac care to help our heart patients lead longer, healthier lives. During hospitalization, you are visited frequently by members of our team who are involved in the planning and implementation of your care. We offer a full spectrum of services ranging from diagnostic to interventional services such as angioplasty, coronary artery stenting, pacemaker insertions, internal defibrillator placements, open-heart surgery and heart valve replacement. In addition, we provide outpatient cardiac rehabilitation services and educational programs for individual patients as well as for the public.
The Heart Center's surgical team consists of cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiovascular anesthesiologists working together to provide quality care for our heart surgery patients. We have partnered with the renowned Ocala Heart Institute which is recognized nationally as an outstanding provider of care.
Throughout your stay, it is our goal to provide you with excellent health care delivered with compassion, pride and a caring spirit.
Tests performed at Martin Health System include electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiograms (ultrasound of the heart), stress testing, duplex carotid ultrasound, holter monitor and transient arrhythmia monitor, telephone pacemaker checks, venous duplex color flow imaging, pediatric cardiovascular testing and more.
The cardiovascular operating room has highly trained nurses (RN’s) and technicians dedicated to the open-heart surgical service. They are specifically trained in surgical services with additional training specific to open-heart surgery.
Martin Health System offers a medically supervised, comprehensive cardiac care rehabilitation program that begins with a cardiac diagnosis and continues throughout the outpatient’s recovery period.