Heart and vascular problems are seen too frequently in the United States. In an effort to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of such conditions, MUSC is proud to host a high-quality heart center. The MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center boasts some of the world’s best cardiovascular specialists and heart experts – and South Carolina’s only full-service heart and vascular center.
Issues of the heart are serious and often life-threatening. Don't trust them with just anyone. With leading-edge services and procedures, there’s no doubt that the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center is where your heart should be.
The MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center boasts some of the world’s best heart experts.
Read more about our heart and vascular Center in this Fact Sheet (pdf).
MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center is considered one of the nation's best:
Learn more about some of the programs and services offered at MUSC Health's Heart & Vascular Center by reviewing the specific program webpages listed below.
MUSC Health's strategic approach to treating adults with congenital heart defects combines the expertise of our top pediatric cardiologist with that of an adult cardiologist specially trained in treating congenital heart disease.
Our Advanced Heart Failure Program is the statewide referral center for congestive heart failure treatment in South Carolina. This program cares for patients whose lives are affected by heart failure and offers hope in the form of specialized medical and surgical therapy.
The Frank P. Tourville Sr. Arrhythmia Treatment Center provides comprehensive clinical, research and education programs to treat the growing incidence of cardiac arrhythmia, which is among the top reasons for hospitalizations in South Carolina and the United States.
Our experienced cardiac surgeons perform many types of procedures including minimally invasive coronary bypass, open heart surgery and valve surgeries.
The Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program is dedicated to improving cardiovascular health by offering one-stop access to a full range of preventive cardiology services including cardiovascular disease programs.
As a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, our patients are fast-tracked upon arrival for immediate care, offering the best chances for survival.
The pediatric cardiology and surgical specialists at MUSC Children's Hospital provide inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for a full range of pediatric cardiovascular disorders.
Look to the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center for high-quality treatment from experienced cardiovascular specialists.
MUSC Health offers the full spectrum of detection, monitoring and therapies for circulatory disorders, including arteriosclerosis, aneurysms and carotid stenosis and advanced venous disorders.
Our program is committed to the education of women about the risks of heart disease, and to state-of-the-art prevention, early detection and treatment of heart disease in women.
At the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center, we've assembled an outstanding team of nationally and internationally recognized physicians, as well as a highly specialized group of cardiovascular specialists, nurses, technicians, and vascular surgeons with a wealth of experience in vascular surgery.
Many of our cardiac and vascular surgeons and experts are household names in their fields and subspecialty areas, and patients come to see them from all over the country for treatment, including heart and vascular surgery.
Whether a patient needs a blocked artery opened up anywhere in the body, a heart attack prevented or repaired, an arrhythmia cured, or even a heart transplant performed, the world-class staff of MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center is uniquely trained, qualified and experienced to provide the highest level of expert care.
In addition to their exceptional ability to treat a patient’s illness, all our physicians and support staff pride themselves in making the well-being and happiness of patients – and family members – a top priority. The more comfortable, relaxed and informed everyone is, the better the outcome for the patient.
MUSC cardiovascular specialists, as well as our cardiac and vascular surgeons, are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and also collaborate with community-based primary care physicians to provide patients with world-class heart care (including vascular surgery) close to home.
MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center patients share their stories:
The MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center is located in MUSC's newest facility, Ashley River Tower, located at 25 Courtenay Drive in the beautiful Charleston peninsula.
Every detail of Ashley River Tower reflects MUSC's commitment to its patients and employees. Amenities include private rooms as well as concierge service, valet parking, dedicated family lounges, wireless capabilities, retail shops and convenient dining. With a four-story diagnostic and treatment building and a seven-story patient hospitality tower, Ashley River Tower's cardiovascular specialists provide convenient patient care. Within the facility, the heart and vascular center features the most advanced imaging and interventional radiology capabilities in the region, as well as an accredited round-the-clock Chest Pain Center to deliver quick and accurate assessments of heart problems in the earliest critical stages.
A parking garage with direct hospital access for Ashley River Tower patients and their families is located at 5 Charleston Center Drive, off of Courtenay Drive. (This is the former County Garage.)
There are several ways you can contact us at the heart center:
MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Service Line Administration
25 Courtenay Drive
Charleston, SC 29425
If you would like to speak with someone about health care services offered at the heart and vascular center, contact MUSC Health Connection at 843-792-1616 between 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. You can also complete our online appointment request form.
If you're already an established patient with the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center, please contact Adult Cardiology at 843-792-3355 or Pediatric Cardiology at 843-792-3300 or use our online appointment request form.
If you are a physician and would like to make a referral to one of our specialists at the heart center, please contact MUSC’s dedicated consultation telephone service, MEDULINE, at 1-800-922-5250 or 843-792-2200 in the Charleston area. A representative is available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Research & Clinical Trials
Individuals interested in the research initiatives currently underway at the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center can contact the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute at 843-792-8300or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts directed to the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center help us create an environment for optimal patient care, with the best facilities, scientists and technologies available. Additionally, through the generous donations of individuals and businesses, we are able to find new and innovative ways of treating heart disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, stroke, and many other cardiovascular conditions. If you are interested in contributing to the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center and helping us fulfill our mission to overcome the prevalence of heart disease in South Carolina and the nation, contact our Office of Development at 843-792-4275 or toll-free at 800-810-MUSC.
If you are interested in pursuing a career within the field of cardiovascular medicine or research and are interested in training at MUSC, contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 843-792-3281 to learn about current programs.