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Cardiopulmonary

Specialized cardiopulmonary services and advanced technologies for East Tennessee

Blount Memorial Hospital’s cardiopulmonary department offers everything and everyone patients need to achieve the best - possible outcomes including:

  • a $2.5-million facility staffed by credentialed, experienced, multidisciplinary cardiac care professionals
  • a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratory featuring all-digital equipment
  • minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment techniques, which reduce risk, lessen pain and stress, and shorten recovery times
  • a four-phase cardiac rehabilitation program
  • the LIFEPACK defibrillator/monitor partnership with Rural/Metro Ambulance providing electrocardiograms before arrival at the emergency department
  • dedicated inpatient coronary care and cardiac rehabilitation units

Learn more about these cardiopulmonary services and technologies available at Blount Memorial:

  • Cardiac catheterization laboratory
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical pharmacists
  • LIFEPACK defibrillator/monitor
  • Medical Fitness
  • Neurodiagnostics
  • Respiratory Care
  • Transesophageal Echo (TEE)
  • Vascular Lab

Cardiac catheterization laboratory featuring all-digital equipment where physicians perform diagnostic procedures and treat potential coronary artery blockages

Cardiology Services, including echocardiography and 24-hour EKG Holter monitoring

Clinical pharmacists who work directly with patients and their physicians for medication management

Credentialed, experienced cardiac care professionals including cardiologists and the staff of Blount Heart Consultants

LIFEPACK defibrillator/monitor partnership with Rural/Metro Ambulance, that provides emergency department staff with EKG results before a patient’s arrival

Medical Fitness Center, including cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and a phase three supervised exercise program designed to help people achieve a greater level of health and wellness

Neurodiagnostics, including EEGs, 24-hour ambulatory EEG, nerve conduction and EMG studies

Respiratory Care, including The Sleep Health Center featuring a board-certified sleep specialist

Transesophageal Echo (TEE) ultrasound technology and the HP Sonos 5500 equipment for enhancing the visual quality of cardiovascular anatomy and function; medication and exercise-induced stress testing using nuclear medicine, computerized EKG and pacemaker evaluations by Holter monitor analysis

Vascular Lab, including non-invasive acquisition and recording of blood vessel anatomy and physiology by ultrasound

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