Our Heart Center team is a team of highly trained cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeon, perfusionists, registered nurses, technologists and technicians. Team members work together to care for patients before, during and after surgery and procedures.
For more information on our cardiovascular services, please call the Cardiovascular Institute of Southern Missouri at (573) 785-0080.
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PBRMC Heart Surgery Outcomes Better Than National Average
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Resources and Support
Get trusted information about how your heart works, the different types of conditions that can affect your heart, and the types of procedures that you may be facing.
Browse our Heart Health Library
You only have one heart and one life to live. So live it well. It all begins with knowing your risk for heart disease, and then taking the necessary steps to reduce your risk factors and live life to the fullest.
Take the heart pledge and take control of your heart health using the following resources:
The American Heart Association's Heart360® is a convenient and secure location for you to track and manage your heart health. Record your health data with the online trackers, access additional information and resources on how to be heart healthy, and even share your results with your provider (your provider can provide you with their provider number to share results).
This simple assessment is based on the knowledge and expertise of The American Heart Association. Your assessment will help you understand what simple steps you may need to take to improve your heart health and quality of life. From there you will be directed to specific action plans that will help you get informed, change your behaviors and move you closer to your individual health goals.
Knowledge is power! The American Heart Association offers several healthy heart quizzes to improve your know-how for living well and fighting off heart disease and stroke. Click HERE to access the American Heart Association's Heart Healthy Quizzes to gain the power of knowledge when it comes to your heart health.