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Cardiology

Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and parts of the circulatory system as they relate to the heart. Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the cardiovascular system.

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Cardiovascular care in Smyrna, Tennessee

We take your heart health very seriously, serving as partners in your cardiovascular care.

At TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, our dedicated team of cardiologists is equipped to treat a range of cardiac conditions. During a heart attack, we also offer fast, accurate treatments that help minimize the effects of these life-threatening emergencies.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Cardiology services we offer

Our team of experienced heart specialists uses the newest cardiac ultrasound technology and a state-of-the-art catheterization lab to quickly diagnose and treat heart problems. Our goal is to help prevent serious cardiac conditions, such as heart disease and stroke.

Fast heart attack treatment

We can diagnose and treat heart attacks within 30-90 minutes of a patient's arrival. To achieve this, our hospital provides:

  • Assessment and observation for patients who are not experiencing chest pain but have cardiac risk factors
  • Medical staff with advanced training in cardiac disease
  • Rapid assessment of patients with symptoms of possible cardiac disease
  • Regular reviews of our cardiovascular program to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Community outreach educational programs

Diagnosing cardiac conditions

Our hospital features the latest diagnostic procedures and imaging services to diagnose cardiovascular issues. Some of these tests include:

  • Cardiac calcium scoring
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Echocardiograms
  • Electrocardiography (EKGs)
  • Holter monitoring studies
  • Nuclear medicine studies
  • Treadmill testing

Cardiac catheterization (cath) lab

Specialized cardiovascular services are available through our cardiac cath lab. Here, our heart specialists can perform:

  • Angiograms
  • Angiographies
  • Angioplasties
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Myocardial biopsies
  • Stent placements

How to prevent heart disease

We provide preventive services and resources to help you manage cardiovascular risk factors and heart disease.

Heart disease prevention

To help you prevent heart disease, some resources we provide include:

  • Heart health screenings, including cardiac scoring, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings
  • Regular check-ups to assess your personal risk of stroke and heart disease and identify chances to reduce those risks
  • If you'd like to learn a little more about your heart health and see if you may need to see a cardiologist, take our heart risk assessment.

Thrive Blog

Read our blogs to learn about preventive care and ways you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

TriStar Division celebrates American Heart Month 

March 01, 2022
In February, HCA Healthcare TriStar Division hospitals celebrated American Heart Month across Tennessee and south-central Kentucky.

TriStar Division celebrates American Heart Month 

March 01, 2022
In February, HCA Healthcare TriStar Division hospitals celebrated American Heart Month across Tennessee and south-central Kentucky.

Know Your Heart: Common myths about heart health 

February 01, 2022
Dr. Jessica Joseph-Alexis, a Cardiologist with TriStar Health, shares the top three changes we can make to improve heart health.

How heart attack symptoms show up differently in men and women 

February 01, 2021
Heart attack symptoms can show up differently for men and women. Learn how to recognize a heart attack when it happens.