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Inside Watauga Medical Center
336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Comprehensive heart and vascular care with 24-hour catheterization lab
The Heart and Vascular Center of Watauga Medical Center (formerly named The Cardiology Center) is committed to providing you with diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular disease close to home. High Country residents no longer have to leave the mountains for care from the nation’s top medical professionals. It is located inside Watauga Medical Center, allowing patients access to comprehensive intervention and diagnostic services. Our team is committed to promoting health in the High Country and simply making life better.
If you are experiencing chest pain, shortness of breath, or other life-threatening symptoms, call 911. If you are experiencing non-life-threatening cardiac symptoms, call (828) 264-9664 to schedule an appointment. *
Note: Heart and Vascular services are available at Grandfather Specialty Clinic (Linville, NC). Call (828) 264-9664 to schedule an appointment.
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- Cardiology Consultations
- Exercise Stress Testing
- Nuclear Stress Tests
- Coronary Pressure Wire
- Heart Failure Services
- Afib Monitors
- Heart Monitors
- Implantable Monitors
- Coronary Stents
- Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Pacemakers
- Coronary Angioplasty
- Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Treatment
- Peripheral Vascular Stenting
- Peripheral Vascular Angioplasty
- Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)
- Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
- Varicose Veins
- Vascular Angiography
- Vascular Surgery
- Vascular Ultrasound
I saw Dr. Hanna for the first time today. I am VERY pleased. He asked a lot of questions, he listened, made notes and explained things. I feel very good about him going forward. After testing, HE called and explained my results. WOW, a doctor who can use the phone and talk to a patient!
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