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The Bahamas Heart Centre

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About The Bahamas Heart Centre

Located within The Medical Pavilion Bahamas, The Bahamas Heart Centre (BHC) is known throughout The Bahamas and the Caribbean for its work in the areas of education, prevention, screening diagnosis, treatment and support of people with Heart Disease.

The Bahamas Heart Centre is a leader in new technology with state-of-the-art, sophisticated equipment. As a result of the caliber of its cardiac professionals — and their participation in world-class research — The Bahamas Heart and Chest Centres have achieved many “firsts” in the treatment of heart disease in The Bahamas and Caribbean:

  • 1st Colour Echocardiography System in The Bahamas (1990)
  • 1st Local Pacemaker Replacement via Bahamas Pacemaker Clinic (1991)
  • 1st Single and Dual Pacemaker System Implants(1992), Defibrillator (1998)
  • 1st Dedicated Heart & Chest Centre (BHC) in The Caribbean with Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Anaesthesia & Pulmonary Specialists all under one roof (1994)
  • 1st Advanced SPECT-Nuclear Cardiology System with TeleMedicine (1994)
  • 1st Local Open Heart Surgery for Valve Replacement (1994)
  • 1st Local Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Bypass Surgery and Angioplasty with Stenting (1996)
  • 1st Cardiac-Skeletal Muscle Stimulation Surgery (Dynamic CardioMyoplasty) for advanced Congestive Heart Failure Patients (2000)
  • 1st Biventricular Pacemaker-Defibrillator Implantation for Heart Failure in the Caribbean (2001)
  • 1st 16-Slice CT Scanner for Heart Disease in the Caribbean (2003)
  • Innovator and Proponent of “Partnered Care” as a means of Delivery of Advanced Healthcare Services for all in Developing Countries (1990 through present)
  • The Caribbean’s First Comprehensive Cardiac, Cancer and Imaging Centre, in The Medical Pavilion Bahamas (2004), representing the Flagship Centre.

Providing service with a hearty smile for over 25 years, The Bahamas Heart Centre is a privately-owned and managed facility Centre with comprehensive cardiac Services. The Bahamas Heart Centre offers a wide range of Clinical, Therapeutic, and Diagnostic Services and Therapies:

Clinical & Therapeutic Services

  • Angina, Heart Failure & Arrhythmia Management
  • Pacemakers, Defibrillators & Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Attacks & Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty & Stents
  • Peripheral Angioplasty & Stents

Diagnostic Services:

  • EKGs, ECHOs, Exercise Stress Tests, Holter Monitors
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Microvoltage T-Wave Alternans test for Sudden Cardiac Death Risk
  • Cardiac CT with Coronary Calcium scoring for heart attack risk assessment
  • Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography

Research and Leading Edge Therapies:

  • Cardiac Stem Cell Therapies
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Myocardial Revascularization Therapy (ESMR)
  • Ethical Clinical Research

“Our team of predominantly American-Board Certified Specialists is ready to provide individualized treatment to our cardiac patients – treatment based upon their condition and type of heart disease, with the goals of improving quality and quantity of life, while utilizing our Partnered Care Model to facilitate access to all, independent of their ability to pay. Working together, we hope to provide the best care for you while making your stay with us as comfortable as possible.” — Dr. Conville Brown.