Texas Health Heart & Vascular Arlington | Hospital in Arlington, TX
Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington is a joint venture, physician investor-owned company between Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and cardiologists on the medical staff.

Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington, located inside Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital on the 3rd & 5th floors, is a physician-led hospital offering advanced services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions. Patients who visit the emergency room at Texas Health Arlington Memorial with these conditions are transferred to the heart hospital to receive specialized care under a seamless process.

The heart hospital, which focuses on treating cardiothoracic and vascular diseases, is comprised of 48 beds, four operating rooms, two cath labs, and one electrophysiology lab. Its services will include:

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Electrophysiology, including the only robotic catheter system in the Metroplex for treating abnormal heart rhythms with more precision
  • Mitral valve repair surgery


Visitor Information

Hospital Inpatients

  • One visitor at a time for patients who do not have COVID-19 or are not suspected of having COVID-19.

Labor & Delivery/Postpartum

  • A support person and/ or doula may be allowed depending on the COVID-19 status of the mother, support person and/ or doula.

Neonatal ICU (NICU)

  • Two parents/guardians may be allowed depending upon their COVID-19 status.

Emergency Department

  • One visitor for patients who do not have COVID-19 or are not suspected of having COVID-19.

Behavioral Health

  • No visitors. 

For safety, positive/suspected positive COVID-19 patients will not have visitors.

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Note: Dining Options currently limited; Gift Shop temporarily closed.

Dining Options


Atrium Café

Breakfast
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lunch
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fresh Market Café

Available at all times, the Fresh Market Café offers traditional vending options along with fresh fruit, sandwiches and healthy snacks. Credit and debit cards are accepted.

Bistro Café

Monday – Friday
2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Closed on weekends and holidays

Coffee Bar

6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
5:30 p.m.  – 7 p.m.
Closed on weekends and holidays.

Gift Shop


Hospital Gift Shop

The gift shop is located in the main hospital lobby. 
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Chapel


Hospital Chapel

People of all faiths are welcome to use the Dan Dipert Family Chapel, located on the first floor of the main hospital. If you need a chaplain, please ask the nurse or call 817-960-6100.

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Your Upcoming Hospital Visit
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About Us
  • About Texas Health Heart and Vascular

    Serving residents from the very geographic center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital is a physician-led facility offering advanced services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions.

    Heart and Vascular services are provided on campus by Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital.

    AMH Cath Labs, LLC, a joint venture, physician investor-owned company between Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and cardiologists on the medical staff, announced the opening of a dedicated heart hospital in 2010.

    Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington, located inside Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital on the 3rd & 5th floors, is a physician-led hospital offering advanced services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions. Patients who visit the emergency room at Texas Health Arlington Memorial with these conditions are transferred to the heart hospital to receive specialized care under a seamless process.

    "We have collaborated with highly skilled cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons on the medical staff to forge a visionary partnership that demonstrates our commitment to remain the hospital system of choice for heart and vascular care in North Texas," said Kirk King, executive vice president and operations leader for the Southwest Zone for Texas Health.

    The heart hospital, which focuses on treating cardiothoracic and vascular diseases, is comprised of 48 beds, four operating rooms, two cath labs, and one electrophysiology lab. Its services will include:

    • Interventional cardiology
    • Vascular surgery
    • Electrophysiology, including the only robotic catheter system in the Metroplex for treating abnormal heart rhythms with more precision
    • Mitral valve repair surgery

    About Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital

    Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital is a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. The hospital's services include comprehensive cardiac care, women's services, orthopedics, an advanced imaging center and emergency services. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

  • Mission, Vision & Values
    Mission

    To improve the cardiovascular health of the people in the communities we serve.

    We will fulfill this mission by upholding the highest standards of quality care and service.

    Vision

    To be the premier heart, vascular and thoracic hospital of choice.

    We will attain this position by partnering with physicians, staff and administrators to transform cardiovascular health care through a culture of quality, service, innovation and excellence.

    Values

    We are committed to valuing the dignity of all persons.

    Respect

    Listen - To the hearts and voices of on one another and those we serve

    Communicate - Clearly and compassionately, with attention to the spiritual and emotional needs of one another and those we serve

    Empower - Each other to do the right thing every day to improve the health and well being of those we serve

    Integrity

    We are committed to moral and ethical principles.

    Truth - Promote honesty and sincerity in all that we do

    Trust - With an open heart

    Honor - One another and those we serve by advancing what is morally right and upholding the virtue of privacy

    Compassion

    We are committed to providing health care with a sensitivity to the whole person- body, mind and spirit.

    Serve - To ensure that the patients', physicians' and staff's highest priority needs are being addressed

    Empathize - By using our hearts to care for yours

    Act - By anticipating and responding timely to the needs of one another and those we serve

    Excellence

    We are committed to continuously improving the quality of our care and service:

    Quality - Acknowledge the importance of evidenced based practices on delivering safe and quality care to one another and those we serve addressed

    Teamwork - Partner with physicians, staff, and administrators to provide a multidisciplinary approach to those we serve

    Innovation - Pursue new processes, applications, and technology to transform health care delivery resulting in improved quality and service outcomes

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Leadership
  • Sherri Emerson, Chief Operating Officer

     

    Sherri Emerson, R.N., MSN, MBA
    Sherri Emerson
    Sherri Emerson, R.N., MSN, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, works alongside Dr. Nesbitt and Dr. Hamman to provide guidance, leadership and quality assurance within the heart hospital.

     

  • John Jayachandran, President

     

    James Jayachandran, M.D.
    James Jayachandran
    James Jayachandran, M.D., is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He served his internship at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Indiana University School of Medicine.

     

  • James Norcross, Chief Medical Officer

     

    James, Norcross, M.D.
    James Norcross
    James Norcross, M.D., is board certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery. He completed his undergraduate degree in psychology/zoology at Duke University and earned his medical degree at the University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He served his internship and residency, and completed a fellowship in cardiovascular/thoracic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

     

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Services
  • Emergency Services
    • Cycle III Chest Pain Center Accreditation
    • Primary Stroke Center Certification
  • Imaging Services
    • Cardiac CT Scanner
  • Outpatient Services
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Heart Failure Clinic
    • Cardiovascular and Vascular Screening
  • Electrophysiology
    • Hansen Robot
  • Cardiac Catheterization
    • Coronary angioplasty/stenting
    • Carotid (neck artery) angioplasty/stenting
    • Peripheral (renal/arm/leg artery) angiography
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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