Cardiovascular care in central Denver

The Heart and Vascular Center at Rose Medical Center offers experienced doctors, leading edge treatments and compassionate care for a full spectrum of cardiovascular conditions. Whether you were just diagnosed, need cardiovascular surgery or are in recovery, our team cares for you at every stage of your journey to better heart health.

For a physician referral to a cardiologist at Rose Medical Center, call (303) 320-ROSE (7673).

Heart conditions we treat

Abnormal heart rhythms

  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
  • Heart murmur

Coronary conditions

  • Chest pain
  • Coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis)
  • Heart attack

Structural conditions

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart valve disease

In addition to the wide range of cardiovascular diseases we treat, we also provide education on preventive measures you can take. These will help manage your risk of heart disease by controlling factors such as high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, obesity and cholesterol.

Cardiac treatments we offer

Rose Medical Center provides innovative treatments to ensure our patients get the care they need. For example:

  • We were the first in Colorado to offer balloon angioplasty treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • Our physician team is also the only team in the Western U.S. to offer the convergent procedure, a groundbreaking procedure for patients with chronic AFib.
  • We are also among the few hospitals in Colorado to offer a left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) implant. This alternative to long-term warfarin reduces AFib stroke risk and may eliminate the need for blood thinners in people with non-valvular AFib.

Leading-edge heart care

When you are a cardiac patient here, you benefit from all of the following:

  • A nurse navigator to assist you with your transition of care
  • Cardiac catheterization lab close to the emergency room (ER), so you can receive the treatment you need fast
  • Commitment to quality outcomes
  • Comprehensive vascular care
  • Continuous communication with your primary care physician
  • Cutting-edge treatments for treating AFib
  • Expert cardiac condition diagnosis
  • Leading coronary interventions
  • Step-by-step preparedness for cardiovascular surgical patients
  • Multidisciplinary inpatient care
  • On-site cardiac rehabilitation program
  • World-class Amputation Prevention Center

Specially trained heart doctors

Our physicians and care team are leading the way in heart and vascular care and can help guide you on your heart health journey. Our specialists were trained at top hospitals around the country, including the Cleveland Clinic, Harvard and the Mayo Clinic. These visionary physicians are committed to pioneering innovative treatments to meet the needs of every patient.

General heart health for women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be. Detecting heart disease in its earliest stage helps us find the most success in treating or even reversing your condition. It’s never too late to prioritize your heart health. Our team works with you to generate a treatment plan unique to your risk level.

Risk factors for heart disease include:

  • A family history of heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Obesity
  • Prediabetes
  • Smoking

To determine your heart condition, our team has many different testing options available, including:

  • Arrhythmia assessments
  • Carotid ultrasounds
  • Carotid ultrasounds
  • Coronary calcium scans
  • Echocardiograms
  • Risk assessments from in vitro fertilization
  • Stress tests

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Postpartum heart health

Pregnancy is a special time in a women’s life. Still, many women find pregnancy puts added physical stress on their hearts. This can lead to new or previously undiagnosed heart disease. Our Postpartum Heart Health Program team offers specialized heart care for new and expectant mothers who have adverse pregnancy outcomes related to cardiovascular risk.

Our dedicated cardiologists assess cardiovascular risk within six months of delivery and then follow up each year. Services are designed to address the following:

  • Gestational diabetes
  • Gestational hypertension
  • Postpartum hypertension
  • Preeclampsia
  • Spontaneous preterm delivery (earlier than 36 weeks)


Rose is committed to the specialized field of cardio-oncology. While cancer treatments can be lifesaving, they can also leave a lasting impact on your heart and vascular system. When a heart concern is added to the stress of cancer treatment, many patients feel overwhelmed. Our dedicated cardiologists work with your medical oncology treatment team to ensure cardiac needs are met from diagnosis through survivorship.

Rose cardiologists provide comprehensive cardiac assessment, imaging, and education. Our services include any combination of the following:

  • Any heart care needs that arise during treatment
  • Follow up for high-risk patients
  • Preexisting cardiovascular condition treatment and management
  • Regular monitoring during treatment
  • Risk factor assessment
  • Treatment for cancer survivors with cardiac damage

Cardiac Alert program

Our Cardiac Alert program saves lives. Paramedics respond to a 911 emergency call, and based on the symptoms identified, local emergency medical service (EMS) responders will launch the Cardiac Alert to signal our teams. This team consists of emergency medicine doctors, the cardiac cath lab clinicians and our expert cardiologists. They assemble and prepare to receive the patient as quickly as possible once they arrive. The second the patient arrives at our hospital, they are taken directly to the cardiac cath lab with one goal: to open up blocked arteries as quickly as possible.

The Heart and Vascular Center

Many cardiovascular conditions can be treated with minimally invasive procedures. From time to time, however, a more advanced surgical approach is necessary. The Heart and Vascular Center at Rose Medical Center provides both options. Along with our cardiology and critical care team, we will be a partner in your path to cardiac care.

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Your relationship with The Heart and Vascular Center does not end after your surgery or treatment. Our dedicated on-site cardiac rehabilitation program provides individualized treatment plans for each of our cardiac patients. This program is available three days a week, with extended hours, to accommodate your schedule.

Accredited cardiovascular care

Our facility has received numerous accreditations from the American College of Cardiology for our dedication to quality and patient care. These recognitions include:


Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI

AACVPR Certified Program

IAC Accredited Facility for Vascular Testing

2015 Gold Performance Achievement Award Action Registry - GWTG

IAC Accredited Facility for Echocardiography

Accredited Cardiac Cath Lab with PCI

Accredited Atrial Fibrillation

Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI

Cardiology at HealthONE

Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and parts of the circulatory system as they relate to the heart. Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the cardiovascular system.

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