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Dasher Memorial Heart Center

The Dasher Memorial Heart Center is a modern state-of-the art facility home to a comprehensive cardiac and vascular surgery program where specialists apply vast experiences and skills to provide the finest services available.

As the only open heart surgery center in south central Georgia, the Dasher Memorial Heart Center is helping to meet patient's cardiac needs by offering a wide range of cardiac care including:

Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedures

  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Holter Monitors
  • Transthoracic and Transesophageal 2D and 3D Echocardiograms
  • Routine Stress Tests
  • Dural Isotope Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress Tests
  • Tilt Table Tests
  • Treadmill Stress Echocardiograms

Cardiac Interventions

  • Angioplasty
  • Stent Placement
  • Pacemaker Implantation

Open-Heart Surgery

  • Valve Replacement
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Valve Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery By-Pass Grafting

Cardiac Skilled Nursing

  • Single Stay Units adjust the level of nursing care to meet the patients’ needs
  • 24-bed Cardiac Progressive Unit - provides nursing care to patients with stable medical, interventional and/or surgical cardiac disorders and patients having cardiovascular diagnostic procedures 
  • 24-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - provides specialty nursing care for critically ill adults following cardiac surgery, cardiac interventions and other heart problems 

Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase 1, 2 and 3