Heart & Vascular Program

St. Anthony Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital
11600 W 2nd Pl
Lakewood, Colorado 80228

Emergency Room: 24/7

Heart & Vascular Program

St. Anthony Hospital

About Our Program

Comprehensive & Award Winning Cardiac Care at St. Anthony Hospital

When it comes to cardiac emergencies, St. Anthony Hospital's rapid heart attack response times are some of the quickest intervention (opening a blocked artery) times in the nation. St. Anthony Hospital is treating heart attacks 15 minutes faster than the national average. Learn more about our awards and accreditations.

Treating Heart Disease

When it comes to treating heart disease and cardiac conditions, St. Anthony Hospital brings together state-of-the-art cardiology and cardiac care services with a team of specialists, to create a comprehensive, award-winning Denver cardiology program. Our nationally recognized cardiology program offers a full range of preventive care, cardiac diagnostic equipment, advanced cardiac interventional services,  cardiovascular surgery, breakthrough treatment for Afib and cardiac rehabilitation care, so you can be confident that when you come to St. Anthony Hospital, you will receive care from a top Metro Denver cardiac care program with the cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and electrophysiologists you need - all right here. 

Specialized Cardiac Care Units

Specialized cardiac care when you need it.
St. Anthony Hospital has specialized cardiac care units all on the third floor of the hospital. Cardiac surgery, catheterization labs and cardiac care units on have ample capacity to serve a large number of patients, and by being centralized on the same floor, allow for easy transition from one unit to the next. Whether recovering from surgery or returning from the cardiac cath lab, the specialized care a patient requires is all there.

All cardiovascular care units have use a collaborative care model with nurses, doctors, case managers, cardiac rehabilitation specialists, pharmacists, nutritionists and physical / occupational therapists to facilitate the best possible communication and provide excellent patient care.

Specialized Cardiac Care Units Include:

  • A 24-bed combined Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit cares for acutely ill cardiac patients recovering from open-heart surgery, heart attack and any other cardiac condition that requires intense nursing care.
  • A telemetry unit provides cardiac care for patients are continuing to recover and do not require acute cardiac care. This is frequently the area patients and families receive instruction and education in preparation to return home.
  • A new nine-bed unit that provides specialized treatment for less than 24-hour stays for patients having elective cardiac cath procedures, vascular and interventional procedures, electrophysiology, Transesophageal echocardiography and bronchoscopies.
  • Each of our units offer flexible waiting hours and convenient waiting areas for family and loved ones.