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About The Heart Institute

Working Together Healing Hearts

The Heart Institute at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Bern Township Campus provides comprehensive and innovative cardiac and vascular services designed to meet the needs of patients with mild to severe heart and vascular problems. Our experienced and credentialed staff is unsurpassed in all levels of care and treatment of heart problems. We offer a full range of specialty cardiac care for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular problems, including:

  • Blocked arteries
  • Abnormal heart rhythms, including atrial fibrillation
  • Heart Valve disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Congestive Heart Failure

We leverage the extraordinary experience of our physicians, our surgeons, our cardiologists, our care teams-our entire medical staff-through a practice called “quality through evidence-based care.” Our care models and surgical techniques are based on the best available research, proven through the best science, backed with the best technologies and always delivered with compassion and patient focus. The results speak for themselves, and our patients are much better off for it. Our reputation for cardiovascular excellence combined with our premier diagnostic and therapeutic facilities in Bern Township enables us to treat the most complex and high-risk patients.

Our dedication to improving care every day is shown by our doctors’ participation in internationally recognized research studies, including clinical trials for devices, procedures and new medications. Often, these medical advances will be offered at the Heart Institute before many other hospitals.

These innovations make it easier for patients and their families to get back to a normal, fulfilling life … quicker.