At Grand Strand Heart & Vascular Care, our physicians are specially trained in matters of the heart. Our cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and electrophysiologist offer the latest in diagnostic testing, minimally invasive cardiac procedures and treatment for heart rhythm disorders, as well as cardiac surgery procedures.

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  • Angiography (Cardiac Angiography)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (Warfarin, Coumadin)
  • Atrial Septal Defect Repair Surgery
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty for Valvular Aortic Stenosis
  • Cardiovascular Stent
  • Cardioversion (Electrical)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Cox-Maze Procedure
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Overview
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Pacemaker (Overview)
  • Traditional Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Valve Replacement Surgery


  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Anatomy of the Heart
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis (AVS) Arrhythmias
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)