Comprehensive cardiovascular care for the Treasure Valley community
When it comes to matters of the heart, the providers and staff at West Valley Medical Center have you covered. West Valley staffs some of the best cardiologists in the area, including specialists in cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology and pediatric cardiology.
These experts utilize the latest in diagnostic and interventional technology in our newly expanded and renovated cardiac catheterization lab, which offers patients the first advanced electrophysiology treatment facility in Canyon County.
If you think someone is having a cardiac emergency, call 911 immediately. For more information about our cardiology services, please call (208) 455-3981.
Our cardiologists, electrophysiologists and cardiovascular surgeons treat a wide range of heart conditions and disorders, including:
- Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib)
- Coronary artery disease
- Congestive heart failure
- Myocardial infarction
- Peripheral artery disease
- Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)
- Supraventricular tachycardia
- Ventricular tachycardia
- Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
- Neurogenic disorders, such as syncope
- Other complex heart arrhythmias
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. It is essential to know and recognize the warning signs of cardiovascular emergencies, like heart attack and stroke. Calling 911 when you or someone else has symptoms of cardiovascular emergencies ensures medical care is provided as quickly as possible. Fast medical attention is critical to prevent long-term damage and to save a life.
- Chest discomfort, such as pressure or squeezing
- Discomfort in arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach
- Shortness of breath
- Cold sweat
- Sudden numbness or weakness of face, leg or arm
- Abrupt loss of vision
- Abrupt loss of coordination/strength
- Difficulty speaking or understanding speech
- Sudden severe headache
- Loss of balance with nausea/vomiting
Electrophysiology (EP) services at West Valley Medical Center provide highly specialized treatments for patients with heart arrhythmia problems. Our new cardiac electrophysiology catheterization lab enables providers and staff to create customized care plans that use the latest techniques and cutting-edge technology.
Heart rhythm disorders can be treated with medications or with a wide range of electrophysiology services, including:
- MRI-compatible pacemaker placement
- MRI-compatible ICD placement
- Cardiac resynchronization therapy
- Leadless pacemaker
- Ablation and hybrid ablation
Your heart is a muscle that can be strengthened over time through exercise. Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation at West Valley Medical Center is a medically supervised program that helps patients restore cardiovascular strength and health after a heart or lung diagnosis.
Visit our cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation page to learn more.
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Free heart risk assessment
It is possible for your heart to be five, 10 or even 20 years older than your actual age. Activities like smoking, consuming a high-sugar, high-fat diet and living a sedentary lifestyle take a big toll on your cardiovascular system. However, you can lower your heart age through smart lifestyle choices, like a healthy diet, plenty of exercise and seeing your primary care doctor on a regular basis.
Take our free heart risk assessment to compare your actual age to your heart's biological age, calculate your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and prioritize your most harmful cardiovascular risk factors.