Heart and Vascular Hospital

The one-stop destination for cardiovascular care.

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Hospital is a leading academic medical center, conducting cutting edge research, offering the latest clinical trials, maintaining an experienced team and discovering medical innovations to advance patient care.

A Better Patient Experience

Thank you for choosing Hackensack University Medical Center Heart & Vascular Hospital.

Making the decision about where to get your healthcare is a big decision, and we appreciate your confidence. We are known for providing advanced approaches and compassionate care in a world-class hospital setting. Our aim is to provide you with advanced, compassionate care that is individualized for your specific needs.

The Heart and Vascular Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center brings together world-renowned physicians and surgeons, Magnet-designates nurses, researchers, therapists, and other health care specialists to provide you with the latest advancements in cardiovascular care, including minimally-invasive surgery, and life-saving interventional approaches. Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to deliver the right care approach for each patient. From prevention and diagnosis, through surgery and rehabilitation, the Heart and Vascular Hospital offers comprehensive heart care that results in life-changing outcomes for our patients.

A Truly Marvelous Procedure

The Heart & Vascular Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center was the first hospital in northern New Jersey to perform TAVR, and our team continue to be the most experienced in the region.

Meet Walter

20 Years of Magnet Designation

We Are Nursing

Hackensack University Medical Center nurses are dedicated to achieving excellence in patient- and family-centered care by providing the highest quality value-based service.

They are also lifelong learners, community advocates, missionaries and mentors all within their area of specialty practice.

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We Are Nursing

Community CPR and First Aid Training

We offer training courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid courses are offered to the community through our Community CPR Training Center.

Enhance your skills

Cardiology Fellowships

Hackensack University Medical Center provides an intellectual environment that fosters acquiring the skills, clinical judgment, attitudes and values that are essential to cardiovascular medicine, as well as the humanistic aspects of medicine.

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Volunteer Programs

The Department of Volunteer Services at Hackensack University Medical Center consists of more than 1,900 caring individuals. Our volunteers donate their time and energy to help brighten the lives of patients and support the staff.

Brightening lives through volunteering

Cardiovascular Resources

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Living to Better Others

Cardiac Catheterization and Cardiac Intervention

In addition to diagnostics, several interventional procedures are also performed in a cardiac catheterization lab. Our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab is nationally accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Extraordinary Facilities


The electrophysiologists at Hackensack University Medical Center have treated thousands of patients, with an outstanding record of safety and results.

A Leading-Edge Approach

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Participation in cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to decrease mortality 20%, cardiac morbidity 25% and increase physical strength and endurance 30%.

Promoting Heart Health

Cardiac Surgery

The cardiac surgeons at Hackensack University Medical Center's Heart & Vascular Hospital are leaders in the field of cardiac surgery, and experts in the surgical treatment of conditions of the heart including:

Compassionate and Close to home