Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
and Chest Pain Center - New Orleans
Contact Us - 504.349.2260
West Jefferson Medical Center was the first hospital in the region to offer 24/7 Emergency Room care
and continues to mark firsts in advances in the care of patients with heart and vascular diseases.
From new wireless technology in WJMC ambulances in the field to the Emergency Department staffed by board
certified Emergency Room Physicians, to a state of the art catheterization laboratory and sophisticated diagnostic
imaging such as a 64-Slice Cardiac CT Scanner, West Jefferson Medical Center is poised to provide the latest in
cardiovascular care in the chest pain center. New Orleans area patients can receive medical and surgical treatments
at West Jefferson for heart and vascular conditions. Cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons and other specialists are
respected in the region and known nationally.
West Jeff recently was awarded a Get with the Guidelines Silver Performance Award for Stroke and Coronary Artery Disease
as noted in US News and World Report. West Jeff has recently been recommended for Chest Pain Accreditation
through the Society of Chest Pain Centers and we received the Mission Lifeline Bronze award for Heart Attack care.
Members of the Medical Staff also serve on American Heart Association local and
national committees and task forces.
For an experienced and trusted cardiologist, New Orleans can depend on the team at West Jefferson Medical Center, which
has the technology, compassion, and education to care for all of any cardiovascular condition.
EMS Community Services
12 Lead EKG Service