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Highly specialized care by chest pain diagnosis and treatment experts at The UVM Medical Center in Burlington, VT. We offer 50 years of heart attack care.
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Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chest pain has many causes, some of which are life threatening, such as a heart attack. Seek professional medical help immediately and get the care and expertise of a specialized group of physicians who work together as a team to provide advanced care.
The University of Vermont Medical Center's cardiologists and heart surgeons are available and on call for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These experts work closely with emergency medicine physicians to thoroughly assess your problem and make a diagnosis.
Time is of the essence in diagnosing chest pain, and the evaluation may begin even before you arrive at the hospital. Local ambulances en route to The UVM Medical Center are outfitted with mobile electrocardiograms (ECG). This gives emergency medical service crews important information to share with the Emergency Department, giving cardiac specialists a head start in preparing your treatment. This is why the ambulance is the best way to get to the hospital when you have a chest pain emergency.
The UVM Medical Center's cardiac imaging specialists are cardiologists who are specially trained in the latest technology and techniques used to diagnose cardiac problems. The process of diagnosis may involve the following: