Iowa Heart Center and Mercy combine the region’s leading cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and vascular surgeons with the state’s leading cardiovascular hospital to provide patients with highly-specialized care close to home.
Its aim is to provide a seamless system of heart and vascular care for Mercy patients and their families, from screenings and outpatient clinic visits to advanced hospital care and rehabilitation. Mercy and Iowa Heart Center's comprehensive team of providers specialize in cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, cardiac imaging, advanced heart failure, structural heart disease and minimally invasive cardiac and vascular surgery.
As the largest cardiac provider in Iowa, Iowa Heart Center and Mercy continue to be leaders in clinical heart research. Patients are able to take advantage of the latest, leading-edge therapies—including new drugs, medical devices and surgical procedures.
Mercy is also home to Iowa's first accredited Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
Providing the safest, most advanced care for our smallest heart patients Iowa Heart Center and Mercy offer central Iowa ’s only pediatric heart surgery program.
Pediatric cardiologists from Pediatric Cardiology P.C., working with Iowa Heart Center surgeons, perform 100 heart surgeries each year on children, many in their first year of age.