Regional Cardiac Care Centre

St. Mary’s General Hospital is home to the Regional Cardiac Care Centre (RCCC) for Waterloo-Wellington. In addition, the centre accepts referrals from Perth County, Grey-Bruce, Huron, Brant, and Oxford Counties, as well as Haldimand-Norfolk.

Our expert, interdisciplinary health care team provides a full range of cardiac services including:

  • Non-invasive diagnostic testing (trans-esophogeal echocardiography , echocardiogram, EKG, holter monitoring , nuclear cardiology testing, stress testing)
  • Cardiac catheterization (special ‘x-ray’ study of the heart)
  • Angioplasty (a procedure to open blocked coronary arteries)
  • Heart Rhythm Program and follow up clinic
  • Heart Function Clinic
  • Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular Intensive Care
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  • Cardiac Rehabilitation – “Hearts in Motion”
  • Inpatient cardiology

The RCCC includes two state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization suites, two cardiovascular operating rooms, an eight bed cardiovascular intensive care unit and 45 inpatient beds. Emergency cardiac catheterization services and emergency cardiac surgery are available on a 24/7 basis.

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