Your health is our priority. That’s why Appalachian Regional Healthcare System continues to raise the bar for cardiac care in the High Country. Our comprehensive program features an array of services including The Cardiology Center, a state-of-the-art interventional and cardiac catheterization lab and cardiac rehabilitation programs. Thanks to our expert team of cardiologists, our cutting edge technology, and procedural capability, the majority of our patients may stay close to home for their cardiac health needs.
Watauga Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and achieved advanced certification for Chest Pain. It is also designated a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Diagnostics & Testing
- Cardiology Consultations
- Diagnostic Catheterizations
- Exercise Treadmill Tests
- Nuclear Stress Tests
- 64-slice CT Technology
- Afib Monitors
- Heart Monitors
- Implantable Monitors
- Coronary Stents
- Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Pacemakers
- Coronary Angioplasty
Grandfather Specialty Clinic
Tuesday 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
436 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646
Phone (828) 262-4332
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Interventional cardiology services, including angioplasty and stenting, are performed at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Cardiac Catheterization/Electrophysiology Laboratory. Read More: Interventional Cardiology / Cardiac Catheterizationread more
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The American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) serves health care providers as well as people from the community by providing training in basic and advanced life support. Read More: American Heart Association (AHA) Training Centerread more
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