About Our Cardiovascular Program
At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, we deliver compassionate patient care using leading-edge procedures to patients living throughout the San Francisco East Bay area. Our center is located on the Summit Campus in Oakland, and we are an affiliate of Sutter Health, providing healthcare throughout Northern California.
Our experienced team of heart and vascular surgeons, doctors, nurses, therapists and technicians offers virtually every diagnostic and treatment technique available.
We use the most advanced technologies, many of which were pioneered in the San Francisco East Bay area.
Our Cardiac Catheterization Labs
Our Cardiovascular Center of Excellence also brings premier cardiac care to the East Bay community through our Cardiac Catheterization Labs and Peripheral Vascular Intervention Labs.
Using sophisticated technologies, including cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac ablation, our labs have exceeded national benchmarks by providing excellent outcomes for angioplasty, restenosis (recurrence of blockage) and event-free survival.
Recognized in Multiple Areas
Our cardiovascular excellence has been recognized in multiple areas including:
- Calcium Scoring of Plaque Buildup (Heart Safe Scan)
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Comprehensive Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery: Valve Repair/Replacement
- Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
- Electrophysiology: Cardiac Ablation, Pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) for Heart Failure
- Heart Valve Clinic: Percutaneous Heart Valves (TAVR)
- Peripheral Artery Disease
About the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, our heart specialists deliver compassionate patient care using leading-edge procedures, to patients living throughout the San Francisco East Bay area. While our cardiac services are located in Berkeley and Oakland, patients come to our heart center from Hayward, Pleasanton, Lafayette, and other East Bay communities as well as from greater California and the United States to seek the best cardiac hospital care available. Our experienced team of top heart and cardiovascular specialists strive to work with each patient to identify the best treatment options for heart and vascular conditions. Whether you need a top heart surgeon (or specialist), a cardiac specialist, a vascular or thoracic surgeon, or one of our best-in-class cardiothoracic specialists - our doctors, nurses and technologists will work with you to strive for the best cardiovascular care for your unique needs. We strive to be the best cardiac hospital not just in the San Francisco East Bay but for every patient who enters our heart center, whether they come from Oakland, Berkeley, or beyond the Bay Area.