Cardiovascular care at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski
When heart emergencies arise, you need expert help you can trust. At LewisGale Hospital Pulaski, we are an Accredited Chest Pain Center that offers heart attack care close to home. Our ER is ready 24/7 to offer life-saving support in critical times of need.
To learn more about the emergency heart care services we provide, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® line at (877) 242-2362.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Our team is focused on constantly improving to provide patients with the highest level of cardiac care for chest pain.
Signs of a heart attack
It's important to know the symptoms of a heart attack so you can act quickly if it does happen. Here are the signs to look out for:
- Chest discomfort that lasts more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back (You may feel uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.)
- Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort
- Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, your back, neck, jaw or stomach
- Breaking out in a cold sweat
If you or a loved one is experiencing heart attack symptoms, call 911 immediately.
Emergency room information
Our emergency room at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is available 24/7 for health emergencies, such as heart attack.
When you first enter the ER at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski, sign in at the kiosk and emergency staff will direct you toward the next steps. We have a free parking lot located in front of the hospital.
Cardiology at LewisGale Regional Health System
Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and parts of the circulatory system as they relate to the heart. Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the cardiovascular system.Learn about Cardiology