CHI Health Heart & Vascular Care - Top Omaha Cardiologists
World Class Heart Care

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

New hope for those who cannot have open-heart surgery.

Women and Heart Disease

Women & Heart Disease

Don't miss the warning signs.

About Us
At the CHI Health Heart Care, we are at the forefront of cardiovascular care. In fact, we're one of the nation's highest-quality, award-winning heart programs. From preoperative evaluation to the operating room, and from postoperative care to post-discharge follow-up, you're in the hands of experts. Whether you want to take preventative measures to keep your heart in check, or you need to diagnose a specific problem, our skilled cardiologists and specialized surgeons do it all.

Our program emphasizes keeping you healthy, too. We help patients make smooth transitions back to their daily lives, providing educational programs like Heart Healthy Cooking and our Heart & Sole Walking program. We give you the support and peace of mind you need to make smart choices that lead to a better life and a healthy heart. Our heart program is never standing still.

CHI Health Heart Care provides acute services at all six metro hospitals with complex care located at CHI Health Bergan Mercy. CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic Heart Care Specialists also hold clinic at each hospital as well as many out-reach locations in northeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

Awards and Recognition

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
CHI Health's six metro hospitals achieved accreditation in Heart Failure treatment and Chest Pain Center services, and certification in Atrial Fibrillation treatment. Learn more.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The Coronary Bypass team of the Heart Care Institute received the highest quality rating (3-stars) from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons in 2010 and the first half of 2011. Learn more about what led CHI Health Heart Care to these unprecedented outcomes.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines
2010 Triple Gold Recognition to CHI Health Midlands for coronary artery disease (CAD), heart failure (HF) and stroke (S).
Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals
CHI Health was the only health care system in Nebraska to be named one of the top health systems in the United States.
HQID Top Performer
From 2006-2009, CHI Health earned top performer in the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) which rewards hospitals for delivering high quality care in five clinical areas:
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) or heart attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Pneumonia
  • Hip and Knee Replacement

General Cardiology

CHI Health Heart Care provides a comprehensive range of cardiac services, from prevention to treatment and rehabilitation. Our team includes highly trained medical professionals from many disciplines and locations across the Omaha metro, in Southwest Iowa and Northeast Nebraska. Meet our cardiologists.

Heart Rhythm Management (Arrhythmia)

Our heart rhythm management team uses the most current arrhythmia management techniques and implantable devices to provide patients with the most up-to-date care. We offer a complete program of pacemakers, bi-ventricular pacemakers and implantable cardioverter/defibrillator evaluations as well as diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Structural Heart Program

The Structural Heart Program is a collaborative effort involving interventional cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons working together to provide innovative heart treatment solutions and the best possible outcomes for our patients with the most complex structural heart diseases. Learn more about treatment options.

Vascular Services

CHI Health Heart Care provides comprehensive services for patients with all types of peripheral vascular disorders including the diagnosis and management of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms and peripheral artery disease – poor circulation to the legs and abdominal organs. Our vascular surgeons utilize the newest technology of catheter-based intervention as well as traditional surgical treatment for aneurysms and obstructive arterial disease. Learn more about prevention and diagnosis of vascular disease.

Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehabilitation is the process of actively assisting heart patients and high risk individuals to achieve and maintain optimal states of health. Our program at the CHI Health Heart Care is for the individual with coronary artery disease who has been treated medically or surgically. Cardiac Rehabilitation's primary goal is to enable the individual to achieve a personal level of optimal physical and psychological health.

Education & Prevention

CHI Health Heart Care also encourages patients to take charge of their health by combining healthy lifestyle choices with preventive screenings to maintain health and wellness throughout life. Educational and support programs help patients make lifestyle changes to keep their hearts healthy.