The Reid Center offers unique operating rooms that allow cardiologists and heart surgeons to work together at the same time. Additional features of the Center include:
- Six operating rooms with advanced technology
- 57 private rooms
- 5 Cardiac catheterization rooms
- Bedside registration
- The region’s most advanced electrophysiology equipment and procedure
The Center is home to our Cardiothoracic Surgery program, one of our FirstHealth Cardiology practices, FirstHealth Valve Clinic and Chest Center of the Carolinas.
The Reid Heart Center team is not only among the most respected cardiologists, surgeons, nurses and techs in the field of heart care, but they are also members of our community. They have made a firm commitment to ensuring that we have world-class heart care right here in the heart of the Carolinas.
All Heart Services
The FirstHealth heart program features next generation cardiac and vascular care. We invite you to learn more about our comprehensive services below.
Scott, Rockingham, NC, Heart Stent Patient
Reid Heart Center, providing area patients with one of the best heart programs in the world.
Thomas Butler, Valve in Valve TAVR Patient
Retired preacher, Thomas Butler's failing heart is now beating strong, thanks to a rarely used procedure to replace a leaking heart valve. Butler, 63, was born with a narrowing of the aorta above the heart, meaning his heart had to work harder to pump oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body.
Don Deberry, TMR patient
Though only in his 50s, Don Deberry used to wake up with a racing, "quivering" heart, a symptom of his angina. A new procedure performed at Reid Heart Center changed his life. Deberry was the first Reid Heart Center patient to have a transmyocardial revascularization (TMR).Read More
Sam Richardson, TAVR patient
After 88-year-old Sam Richardson learned that he was not a candidate for open-heart surgery or traditional aortic valve replacement, he was told about a new procedure at FirstHealth’s Reid Heart Center called TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement). On Oct. 8, 2013, he became the first Reid Heart Center patient to undergo a TAVR procedure, and today, his is “100 percent better.”Read More
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