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Heart & Vascular Center
(828) 264-9664

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Vein Services at Watauga Surgical Group
(828) 264-2340

Heart & Vascular Services

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System continues to raise the bar for heart and vascular (cardiac) care in the High Country. Our comprehensive program features an array of services including The Heart & Vascular Center, a state-of-the-art interventional and cardiac catheterization lab, cardiac diagnostic testing, and cardiac rehabilitation programs. Thanks to our expert team of cardiology providers, our cutting edge technology, and procedural capability, the majority of our patients may stay close to home for their heart and vascular (cardiac) health needs.

Watauga Medical Center (WMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and achieved advanced certification for Chest Pain. In addition, the WMC and Cannon Memorial Hospital Echocardiography Labs are certified by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Echocardiography (ICAEL) for heart (cardiac) imaging excellence.

WMC is also designated a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

Diagnostics & Testing

The Cardiology Center Boone, NC
  • Cardiology Consultations
  • Diagnostic Catheterizations
  • Transradial Catheterizations
  • Echocardiograms
  • EKG
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Nuclear Stress Tests
  • 128-slice CT Technology
  • Sleep Center
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Coronary Pressure Wire
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Vascular Angiography
  • Heart Failure Services

Interventional Cardiology & Devices

The Cardiology Center Boone, NC

Device Management

  • Afib Monitors
  • Defibrillators
  • Heart Monitors
  • Implantable Monitors
  • Pacemakers

Interventional Cardiology

  • Coronary Stents
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Pacemakers
  • Coronary Angioplasty

Vascular Services

The Cardiology Center Boone, NC
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Treatment
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Angioplasty
  • Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Chronic Disease Wellness
  • Nutritional Counseling

Learn more about the Varicose Vein Clinic at Watauga Surgical Group >

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Cardiology Center Boone, NC
  • Physician Supervised Rehabilitation Program (phases 1 and 2)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation (phase 3)
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Rehabilitation
  • Coronary Risk Factor Assessment & Modification
  • Nutritional Evaluation
  • Coping Skills Evaluation
  • EKG
  • Medical History Review
  • Fall Risk Assessment

Learn more about Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Heart & Vascular Center

formerly The Cardiology Center
336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 264-9664
Fax: (828) 264-8144
Heart & Vascular Center Website

Location: Watauga Medical Center

Watauga Medical Center

336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 262-4100
Watauga Medical Center website

Cannon Memorial Hospital

434 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646
Phone: (828) 737-7000
Fax: (828) 737-7401
Cannon Memorial Hospital website

Watauga Surgical Group

965 State Farm Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 264-2340
Fax: (828) 262-0731

Grandfather Specialty Clinic

436 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646
Phone (828) 262-4332
Grandfather Specialty Clinic website

Broyhill Wellness Center

232 Boone Heights Drive
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 266-1060
Fax: (828) 386-2664
Wellness Center Website

More information

Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition in which your heart becomes too weak to pump blood as effectively as it should. It may come on suddenly, after a heart attack for example, or it may develop slowly as you age or in response to a variety of diseases and conditions, especially high blood pressure. Read More: Heart Failure


Appalachian Regional Healthcare System introduced to the High Country the first electrophysiology program to provide leading edge, exceptional care for persons with cardiac arrhythmias and the need for pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and management. Read More: Electrophysiology


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