• Heart Care Services

Although you can’t choose when you need heart care, you can choose where you go when you need it.  You can rest assured that you’re choosing a team that is nationally recognized for exceptional heart care that is right here, close to home. 

Why Choose Us?

Personalized Care & Treatment

Our team of heart care experts understands and believes in treating each patient with specialized, compassionate care.

Your health and time is important to us, so we've made heart care conveniently located within your reach without having to leave the comfort of your home.

Our heart care network is comprised of two award-winning hospitals, two cardiovascular health offices, and multiple cardiology testing locations where you can get tests, treatments, procedures and overall heart care management.

Expertise & Teamwork

Interventional Cardiologists Aylmer C. Tang, MD and Arshad M. Safi, MD lead a highly trained and experienced team of nurses, radiology techs and support medical staff. Our team of experts are dedicated to finding the best treatment plan for you and will continue to work collaboratively with your family physician to keep your heart healthy. 

Each year, our Cardiology Team performs more than 1400 procedures and is involved with several clinical research projects designed to strive for better treatment options for heart patients.

Advanced Technology

We've expanded our heart care suite at Chambersburg Hospital in King Street Addition, which offers some great features such as:

  • 3 Cardiac catherization labs equipped with the latest and greatest heart care equipment - GE Innova IGS 520 systems
  • GE Innova IGS 520 system is an innovative imaging system that helps doctor guide the catheter through blood vessel
  • 12 patient bays
  • Private inpatient rooms for more privacy
  • Large waiting room for visitors

Summit Cardiology Practice

At Summit Cardiology, we provide prevention services, diagnostic tests, and treatment options for heart patients.  

Evaluation & Management of Heart Conditions

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Arrythmias
  • Adult congenital heart disease

Assessments, Consultations & Education

  • Cardiac Risk Assessments
  • Risk factor reduction
  • Cardiac health management
  • Dietary counseling
  • Lipid management
  • Education on preventing heart disease
  • Women's cardiac health counseling
  • Cardiology consultations

Device Support & Management 

  • Pacemakers
  • ICDs (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) 

Clinics 

Cardiology Testing Services

Angioplasty

A long, thin, flexible tube ("catheter") with a balloon at the tip is threaded through an artery into a blocked blood vessel.  The doctor inflates the balloon to open the artery so blood can flow through easily.

Procedure Location

  • Chambersburg Hospital  |  112 N. Seventh Street, Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160

Cardiac Catheterization

A long, thin, flexible tube ("catheter") is placed into a blood vessel and threaded to your heart.  Through the tube, doctors can open blocked arteries. 

Procedure Location

  • Chambersburg Hospital  |  112 N. Seventh Street, Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

An electrocardiogram is a simple and fast procedure that checks for problems with the electrical activity of your heart.

Procedure Locations

  • Chambersburg Hospital   |  112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160
  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 2  | 757 Norland Ave., Ste 102, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6745 
  • Waynesboro Hospital  |  501 E. Main St., Waynesboro  |  (717)  765-3404 
  • Shippensburg Medical Campus  |  46 Walnut Bottom Rd., Shippensburg  |  (717) 530-5333
  • John L. Grove Medical Center  |  50 Eastern Ave., Ste. 141, Greencastle  |  (717) 597-5537

Echocardiography (Echo)

Echocardiography evaluates the function of heart muscle and identifies any possible structural problems.

Procedure Locations

  • Chambersburg Hospital   |  112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160
  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 1  | 755 Norland Ave., Ste 203, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6988
  • Waynesboro Hospital  |  501 E. Main St., Waynesboro  |  (717) 765-3404 

Heart Imaging

These procedures measure blood flow to the heart muscle both at rest and during stress on the heart. These images show areas of low blood flow through the heart and areas of damaged heart muscle

Procedure Locations

  • Chambersburg Hospital   |  112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160
  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 1  | 755 Norland Ave., Ste 203, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6988
  • Waynesboro Hospital  |  501 E. Main St., Waynesboro  |  (717) 765-3404 

Stress Test

Cardiac stress tests are used to evaluate the causes of chest pain or shortness of breath

Procedure Locations

  • Chambersburg Hospital   |  112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160
  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 1  | 755 Norland Ave., Ste 203, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6988
  • Waynesboro Hospital  |  501 E. Main St., Waynesboro  |  (717) 765-3404 

Holter Monitoring

This small, portable device records your heart beat so your doctor can learn more about your heart

Procedure Locations

  • Chambersburg Hospital   |  112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg  |  (717) 267-7160
  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 1  | 755 Norland Ave., Ste 203, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6988
  • Waynesboro Hospital  |  501 E. Main St., Waynesboro  |  (717) 765-3404 

Pacemaker/ICD Clinic

We offer a full array of services for implanted cardiac devices

Procedure Location

  • Summit Health Center - Bldg 1  | 755 Norland Ave., Ste 203, Chambersburg  |  (717) 217-6988

Cardiology Hospital Services

Stent

A stent is wire mesh tube that is small and expandable.  It is used to hold an artery open to improve blood flow

Cardioversion

A medical procedure to restore a normal heart rhythm for people who have certain types of abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias)

Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

Allows for a clearer image of the heart, especially the back structures

Pacemaker Implants

These devices can help regulate your heart rhythm

Heart Care Awards

Chambersburg Hospital was awarded the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s

Platinum Performance Achievement Award
the highest award achievable for measuring performance for heart
attack patients. This is our hospital’s 3rd year receiving this award.

Chambersburg Hospital was awarded the American Heart Association's

Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
for implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients.
We are the only hospital in PA to receive this award.

Chambersburg Hospital was awarded the American Heart Association's

Get with the Guidelines® Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award
for the diagnosis & treatment of heart failure patients.

American College of Cardiology Foundation’s “Platinum Performance Achievement Award”

This award was given to Chambersburg Hospital for reaching higher standards of cardiac care in 2013.
Our hospital was one of 197 hospitals nationwide to receive this award. 

Stay Heart Healthy

Heart Tips

Heart Tools

Sources

  • American Diabetes Association
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  • American Heart Association
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  • CYPHER Stent®
    Learn more about the use of CYPHER stents for coronary heart disease.  Learn about the safety and benefits of the stent procedure.
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  • Stentplus
    Stentplus Patient Success Program includes support to cardiac patients and important heart health information. 
  • My Life Check™
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association joins with Million Hearts™ to make lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. My Life CheckTM, is a health assessment for you to learn the state of your heart and what you can do to live a better life.