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Heart & Vascular Center

Welcome to the Akron General Heart & Vascular Center

Finding the best care for a heart or blood vessel disease can be stressful. The dedicated and compassionate team at the Akron General Heart & Vascular Center is here for you and your family, from the first appointment, throughout treatment and into recovery. We are devoted to our patients and pride ourselves as one of the most comprehensive centers in the area.

Since our founding, the Akron General Heart & Vascular Center's dedication to understanding, controlling and preventing heart and vascular diseases has reflected our core purpose – getting and keeping our patients well. Our goal is to provide you, our patient, with the highest level of cardiac and vascular care from the best and brightest professionals using the latest technology. Our Center offers northeast Ohio's best mix of technical expertise along with the personalized care and attention you deserve.

Akron General Heart & Vascular Center provides the most advanced level of cardiovascular prevention, education, research and care to the residents of northeast Ohio and beyond.

Akron General Medical Center is:

  • Summit County's first Accredited Chest Pain Center (Society of Chest Pain Centers and Providers)
  • A Primary Stroke Center with the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission.

Use the left navigation to find more about our heart and vascular services, experienced specialists, our locations and other important information for patients and their families.

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Akron General Medical Center • 1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue) • Akron, OH 44307 • 330-344-6000 • 1-800-221-4601    © 2014 Akron General Health System
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