This week, 172 people in our area will suffer heart attacks. Of course, nobody plans to have a heart attack. That's why it is so important to know where you can get the best care and treatment before you find yourself in an emergency.
By bringing technology, medical expertise and compassion together, the Shawnee Mission Heart & Vascular Center is emerging as a center of excellence for cardiac and vascular care.
Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) is home to the Kansas City area’s first Accredited Chest Pain Center. In September 2010, the hospital once again achieved status as an Accredited Chest Pain Center for another three years. Our medical staff includes physicians who are known across the country—and throughout the world—as experts in the most advanced cardiac and vascular procedures.
Our investment in sophisticated medical technology makes SMMC a regional destination for cardiac care. Because of this, SMMC has been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® in 2002, 2004 and 2005 by Solucient, a leading source of health care business intelligence.
Our team puts its heart into caring for patients who need cardiac and vascular care. Here, patients receive care from highly specialized, Board-certified physicians including:
Click a link on the right to learn more about the services offered at the Shawnee Mission Heart & Vascular Center, including Kansas City's first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center, or call the ASK-A-NURSE Resource Center at 913-676-7777.