North Central Heart Institute
North Central Heart - A Division of the Avera Heart Hospital. The physicians of North Central Heart are the proud partial owners of the Avera Heart Hospital. The North Central Heart team provides complete cardiac and vascular services, from prevention and education to complex surgical procedures. Over the years, North Central Heart physicians have been on the forefront of innovative procedures and developments that have helped shape heart care in the region. And we maintain a commitment to staying on the cutting edge of cardiovascular medicine and to excellence in patient care with more than 20 cardiologists and surgeons in the area. North Central Heart provides complete cardiac, thoracic and vascular services, from prevention, screening with Planet Heart and education to complex surgical procedures.
Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota in Sioux Falls, SD opened in 2001 designed and equipped to support the cardiovascular caregiver in the pursuit of a better way to provide cardiac care. The hospital has 3 cath labs, 3 surgical suites, and 55 critical care beds in private rooms fully equipped to meet the special needs of cardiac patients from intensive care to step-down care. 700 heart surgeries and 1100 interventions are performed annually in this state-of-the-art facility. The hospital is a cooperative venture between Avera McKennan Hospital, North Central Heart Institute, and MedCath, Inc.