And So Are We
You're all about your heart. You lead with it, put it on the line, and it's always in the right place. At AdventHealth Gordon, formerly Gordon Hospital, we’re all about your heart, too. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Quality Rating System awarded us five stars, which means that you are guaranteed quality cardiac care that addresses both your physical and emotional needs. Our cardiologists and other heart care specialists provide care for emergency, urgent, and chronic cardiovascular conditions — including treatments for congestive heart failure, heart attacks, and arrhythmia — with a whole-person approach that soothes your spirit and strives to make you strong and healthy. With us, caring wholeheartedly isn't a motto. It's a reality.
To Strengthen Your Heart
- Assessing Your Heart Risks
A few things determine your heart health: age, family history, gender, diet, lifestyle. The heart care team at AdventHealth Gordon, formerly Gordon Hospital, will help you explore all of your risk factors, and then we’ll empower you to take charge where you can. Some of the factors we'll explore include:
- Blood Pressure Management
- Smoking Cessation
- Stress Reduction
- Weight Loss and Diet Modification
Feel confident knowing that, together, we're reducing your risk of heart disease and improving your overall health.
- Healing Your Heart Starts with an Accurate Diagnosis
When it comes to your heart health, knowledge is everything. The sooner we know what's causing your concern, the sooner we can address it. From chest pain to fatigue or shortness of breath, our cardiologists and other heart care specialists provide fast and accurate information about your condition. Our cardiovascular screenings and tests include:
- Cardiac Catheterization
- CT Scans
- Exercise Testing
- Holter Monitoring — Patient wears small device while going about daily routine so that physician can detect possible abnormalities in heart rhythm
- Swan Ganz Catheter — Passing of thin tube into heart and arteries leading to the lungs in order to monitor blood flow and pressure in and around the heart
- Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
After your screening, we'll work with you to develop a customized heart disease treatment plan that puts you on the path to healing.
- Quality Heart Disease Treatments and Cardiac Rehabilitation
Whatever your heart needs, our Calhoun hospital is here. In the case of cardiac failure or another emergency event, we act quickly and are proud to say that our response times are faster than the national average. Our technicians are trained to provide advanced life support care from the moment they arrive until you reach our doors.
We also care for the following conditions:
- Chest Pain
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- High Cholesterol
We're also with you when it comes time to heal. Our cardiac rehabilitation program offers a personalized 12-week recovery plan that includes exercise along with the personal attention of physiologists and nurses. At AdventHealth Gordon, we're proud to provide you quality heart care and rehabilitation that's close to home. Because strengthening your cardiovascular health is at the heart of what we do.
- A Proud Heart within Our Community
When you're with us, your cardiovascular care is backed by AdventHealth, one of the country’s leading hospital networks. Our legacy of providing quality Heart and Vascular Care comes to life not only in our hospital, but throughout our community. We offer regular classes and support groups on heart heath-related topics like smoking, diabetes, and more.
Our compassion-based culture has garnered numerous accolades from the health care community. Among these is a Gold Seal Accreditation from the Joint Commission and HFAP. This means that you are guaranteed safe, quality care. At AdventHealth Gordon, we’re more than a five-star hospital, we are a proud member of our community.
For Your Whole Life
Breaking down barriers to better heart health. That’s what multidisciplinary care means to us. Our Care Coordinators can connect you to the local nutrition, exercise, and surgical experts who can help you feel better and feel whole as you continue your journey to wellness. From helping with medication management to supporting your rehabilitation progress, our approach to care is simple: We’re here to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be.