MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute

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If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) is a Medical Emergency

If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a cardiac receiving center right away.

Nearest Designated Cardiac Receiving Center

MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Saddleback Memorial - Laguna Hills

Offering state-of-the-art technology and personalized care, the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Saddleback Memorial - Laguna Hills provides comprehensive cardiovascular services for prevention, screenings, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of heart disease for South Orange County residents. Care managers, in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers, coordinate all aspects of your care while in the hospital and throughout personalized clinical care.

Saddleback Memorial -Laguna Hills is only one of a few designated cardiac receiving centers in Orange County with emergency treatment times that are one of the lowest in Orange County and match the top 5% of hospitals in the nation. Our state-of-the-art facilities and programs feature full-service cardiovascular catheterization laboratories for diagnostics, cardiovascular pre-admission testing, minimally invasive interventions, and an open-heart surgery program. Saddleback Memorial was instrumental in pioneering beating heart surgery and achieves excellent outcomes for heart repair. After receiving inpatient care, most cardiac patients will continue their treatment with the cardiac rehabilitation program for lifestyle modification and cardiovascular education.