Heart & Vascular Center
Altru's Heart and Vascular Center offers state-of-the art cardiovascular services to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. The team includes cardiologists, heart and vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, nursing, technical staff and other support personnel.
Altru’s Heart and Vascular services offers cutting edge technology. In October 2011, Altru was recognized in Consumer Reports as one of the top 80 surgical groups for heart bypass surgery.
For more information about vascular services, call 701.780.6512. For cardiovascular and thoracic services, call 701.780.6236.
American College of Cardiology for Cardiac Care-Silver Award
In 2014, Altru Health System received the American College of Cardiology for Cardiac Care-Silver Award. Altru is one of only 139 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. For four consecutive quarters Altru met a performance standard of 90 percent for specific performance measures. Every minute counts to lower a heart attack patient’s risk of death and serious damage to the heart. To achieve this distinction, Altru focused on lowering the time it took to open the blocked cardiac artery. Through improvements on the STEMI process, which involves EMS, Altru’s Emergency Room and the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Altru has reduced the average time from 60.5 minutes to 47 minutes. Learn more>>