Heart and Vascular Care at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s award-winning Heart and Vascular program delivers excellence in patient care and offers minimally invasive, noninvasive and surgical procedures designed to treat a number of heart and vascular conditions that help patients live longer and healthier lives.

Why Choose Sharp Grossmont for Heart and Vascular Care?

  • Awarded national gold and silver recognition by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) Program for exceeding performance measures in treating patients with heart attacks and coronary artery disease 
  • Designated a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross/Blue Shield for meeting quality criteria within a full range of cardiac care services
  • Established as one of 13 San Diego County-designated STEMI centers providing streamlined and optimized treatment for heart attack patients
  • Recognized with the Triple Performance Achievement Award for achievement in all three GWTG modules: coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke 
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital's noninvasive laboratory has more than 20 years of noninvasive vascular testing 
  • State-of-the-art cardiac cath lab provides enhanced diagnostics and treatments for heart attacks and other heart conditions
  • Superior performance in relation to national average for time to angioplasty (percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI, as compared to the American Heart Association’s guideline of 90 minutes or less) to restore blood flow to the heart in acute heart attack patients

Heart and Vascular Programs and Services

Sharp Grossmont Hospitals Heart and Vascular program provides a full range of customized care for patients. Services include:
Heart Programs Vascular Programs
  • About vascular disease
  • Aortic aneurysm disease and management   
    -Abdominal aortic aneurysm
    -Thoracic aortic aneurysm 
  • Carotid artery disease and management
    -Endarterectomy/angioplasty with stenting
  • Claudication
  • Know your risk for vascular disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease 
  • Renal artery disease and management 
  • Varicose vein disease and management

Sharp Grossmont's Heart and Vascular Team

The Heart and Vascular team consists of a dedicated staff of experienced professionals who care for the patient from admission through discharge and are skilled in managing multiple aspects of heart and vascular disease. The team includes board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons, board-certified vascular surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, an endovascular surgical team, a nurse practitioner, cardiac nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and case managers.
 Cardiovascular Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Heart and Vascular Care Location

Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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For More Heart and Vascular Information

To learn more, visit Heart and Vascular Care, or to find a Sharp-affiliated cardiologist or vascular surgeon, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or search for a San Diego cardiologist or a San Diego vascular surgeon.