When a heart attack happens, minutes matter. The more quickly it is diagnosed and treated, the less damage there is to the heart, and the better the chances are for recovery. The Chest Pain Center at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital provides immediate treatment necessary to save the lives of heart attack victims. Physicians in the Chest Pain Center promptly evaluate and treat patients showing signs of a heart attack, in a quiet and comfortable environment.
Although not everyone experiencing warning signs of a heart attack actually suffers one, it's important for anyone who thinks he may be having a heart attack to get to the hospital immediately to receive medical attention.
Phoebe provides a full range of services for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease including prevention, diagnosis, intervention, surgery, rehabilitation and education. All services have been carefully coordinated to provide the patient with the best treatment available.
The Phoebe Heart Center encompasses several specialized areas including: