When your personal physician refers you for a consultation or procedure at Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, be assured that you will receive the best cardiovascular care in the country. Any health problem can be worrisome, especially certainly one that involves the cardiovascular system. In addition to extraordinary medical care, you will receive compassionate and caring attention from the physicians and healthcare professionals at our Institute.
At Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, you will be assigned a group of specialists who will see to all of your clinical care needs during admission and following discharge. Before you undergo any interventional or surgical procedure, you will receive specific information from specially trained cardiac nurses about how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect during and after it. These nurses will also help you through recovery with specialized care and information.
Lenox Hill prides itself on working with you and your personal physician to guarantee the utmost in clinical care. Our approach is multidisciplinary, so in addition to you, your family, and your personal physician working to improve your health, our team of cardiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses are also there to help. The staff coordinates patient referrals, schedules appointments and necessary testing, and maintains verbal and written communication with your personal physician.
The teams at Lenox Hill are sensitive to your needs and strive for effective, thorough communication with you and your family. To help ensure the best communication between patients and staff, many people on our staff are multilingual in the following languages:
Family members who want to be close to you during your treatment will be comfortable in our family waiting lounges.
Our specialists direct the activities of the physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who care for you, as well as your personalized discharge planner, who helps devise your discharge plan.
After you undergo any procedure, you will return to a dedicated unit where the staff is specially trained in the type of care you will require. When you are discharged from the hospital, your personal physician will resume responsibility for your care. He or she will work in conjunction with the Lenox Hill physician who treated you. They will tailor your medication regimen and confer on your post-treatment care.
Before, during, and after your care, the physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and staff are available to you and your physician 24 hours a day to answer any questions you may have about your procedure, your medications, and your follow-up care.
The team at Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute will strive to give you our best!