Cardiovascular Services

Saint Francis Heart Center
701 North Clayton Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

The latest life-saving techniques and procedures in cardiac care are truly amazing. Saint Francis Cardiovascular Services is where your heart can benefit most. Every aspect of our Center is designed to maximize the safety and success of our patients’ procedures, providing greater comfort and faster recovery times than ever before.

Saint Francis provides the latest in these cardiac advances:

State of the Art Catheterization Lab
Newly installed in 2013, our cutting edge x-ray equipment is used for diagnostic procedures and in treating heart attacks with emergency stents. Our second lab provides for electrophysiology and cardiac procedures, diagnostic procedures and peripheral procedures.

State of the Art Electrophysiology
New state of the art mapping systems provide detailed views of arrythmia allowing better treatment.

Specialized Medicine With a Human Touch

What we provide is crucial, but how we provide it makes a big difference, too. Our care is personal and compassionate, providing each patient with the individual attention, time and comfort that are so essential to the healing process.

The Help You Need For The Recovery You Want

Saint Francis offers a complete rehabilitation program to help patients recover from heart disease and surgery. A carefully monitored exercise plan, helpful education, and strategies for developing healthy heart habits teach patients to control symptoms, improve overall physical and emotional health, and enjoy a better quality of life.

A series of outpatient rehabilitation sessions will be customized for any patient who has experienced a heart attack, balloon angioplasty, valve replacement surgery, bypass surgery, heart transplant surgery, or worsening congestive heart failure.

Tour Our Extraordinary Facility

If you or someone you care about may need our services one day, now is a good time to learn more. From our state-of-the-art technology to our renowned specialists to the latest life-saving procedures, we’re here to give your heart every advantage, starting today.

Specialized services providing comprehensive care:

  • Non-invasive Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Invasive and Interventional Cardiology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Peripheral Vascular
  • Respiratory Care
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical Consultants
  • Case Management
  • Home Care
  • Social Work
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Spiritual Care and Counseling

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Our hospital team has been recognized for achievement in the Mission: Lifeline® quality improvement program. This means that in case of a heart attack, you can expect care that’s prompt and consistent with the latest scientific guidelines from the American Heart Association.
The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: Lifeline ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12-month interval and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.